KITSAP COUNTY

KITSAP COUNTY JOB FAIR - MARCH 19, 2024 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

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.

 

44 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 05, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to work for an award winning organization? Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system, and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound restoration efforts. DCD focuses on enabling and assisting Kitsap residents in building affordable, structurally sound , and environmentally conscious development. We provide our team the opportunity to learn and grow within a positive and innovative work environment; we empower our team to make decisions and pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. Please learn more about the department at our website . DCD is seeking an ASSOCIATE PLANNER to join our team! The Associate Planner will serve in the Development Services and Engineering Division with the Department. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, this position will review and process land use and environmental development permit applications. The incumbent will also assist residents with general permit or development code inquiries, as well as assist senior level planners by conducting analysis, research, and assist in preparation of code development activities. The position may also support other projects as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in planning or closely related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education with major coursework in major coursework in urban planning, city and regional planning, OR Four years of progressively responsible technical or professional work experience in land use and environmental review and permit processing, OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Two years experience as a planner or equivalent experience. Experience with Washington State Growth Management Act, State Environmental Policy Act, Shoreline Management Act, long range planning, and community planning. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Working primarily in an office environment with some off-site meetings and project site visits. Attendance at meetings outside of normal working hours at various locations throughout the County and occasional travel outside the County may be required. Exposure to a variety of weather conditions may occur while off-site and/or conducting field inspections. Vision sufficient to read source materials and computer screen data. 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 and site visits. Reaching, handling/grasping documents. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Repetitive motions for computer use. Exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files or materials. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Review development applications and site plans for compliance with local and state regulations and monitor applications through adoption stages, developing and preparing additional related data as required. Provide information to all sectors of the public pertaining to development applications, ordinances, codes and related development information. Provides information on basic environmental issues. Develop standard call flows and client responses to address general inquiries from the public. Monitor assigned land use and environmental application through approval, developing and preparing additional related information as required. Prepare staff reports of finding, including recommendations and supporting data for approval and submission to the Hearing Examiner, Planning Commission and/or Board of Count Commissioners. Conduct limited research, develop public participation programs and prepare recommendations for drafting or revising local legislation and plans. Conduct technical review and revision of permit forms and brochures. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Employees joining the union will be required to pay union dues through payroll deduction. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) MetLife Long Term Disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Additional compensation that you may be eligible for: Shift differential Overtime Stand by pay Call-back pay Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. Union Membership This position is covered under AFSCME Local 1308 Courthouse Employees collective bargaining agreement. To view the bargaining agreement please visit our website: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Collective-Bargaining-Agreements.aspx NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 02, 2024
Part Time
OVERVIEW This is a paid internship, Monday - Thursday, 32 hours per week 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. between May - September 2024 . KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students related to their course of study in an accredited post-secondary institution. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principles and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path, and be supervised and mentored by professionals in their field. The successful candidate will learn to assist with a variety of tasks associated with the various disciplines of HR in the public sector environment including employee onboarding, general office administration, benefits, classification and compensation, labor relations and recruitment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Desired Majors and Class Level Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership, Public or Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology, I/O Psychology, Training & Development, Workforce Development Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) SUPERVISION Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meetings, and observations. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Tasks and assignments may include: General office administration duties at the HR front desk such as customer service, answering phones, scanning, filing, data entry, and computer work. Assist with recruitment activities such as creation of interview packets to include review/formatting of interview questions, scheduling applicants, entering interview scores, and coordinating pre-employment physical exams. Participate in Personnel Manual and policy update discussions, attend various HR team meetings to listen/observe/ask questions, and learn budget processes by participating and observing intake meetings between County departments, HR, and Finance. Review and create job aides for new job description software. Audit job descriptions. Observe and assist with New Employee Onboarding and Benefits Orientation. Attend recruitment job fairs. Review collective bargaining agreements in preparation for labor bargaining sessions. Create and route resolutions and observe Commissioner work-study meetings. Research feasibility of enhanced employee benefit offering. Learn the County Classification and Compensation structure and participate in County wide study. Assist with County benefits open enrollment preparation as well as wellness event planning and outreach. Assist with new HR policy implementation. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Wage: Sophomore (year 2) $22.54hr Junior (year 3) $23.01/hr Senior (year 4) $23.59/hr No benefits are offered with this position exceptthose required by the state or federal law. Closing Date/Time: 3/31/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County, WA Bremerton, Washington, United States
Mar 01, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Parks Department is committed to providing quality-of-life enhancing opportunities through the management of natural areas and specialized facilities, fostering community stewardship, and offering an outstanding service-oriented environment. The Parks Department has a unique opportunity to join their team!! The ideal candidate will be a seasoned Parks Capital Project Specialist (Planner) with expertise in overseeing capital improvements/projects and parks planning! Strong communications, collaborations and leadership skills is a must! The County values their employees and offers great benefits, a pension, vacation and sick leave! Salary Hiring Range is: $77,725.99-$99,495.84 Position Information The successful candidate will manage the capital improvements and maintenance projects for park facilities, including the planning, organization, and coordination of construction design and engineering, as well as bidding and project implementation. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelors Degree in project management, planning, landscape architecture or related engineering field; and Four years of experience in leading capital Improvement programs and construction projects for ideally for a parks department; including an indepth understanding of parks planning, land use planning or natural resources; 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 . Project Management Professional (PMP) certification American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification Park and Recreation System Master Planning Certification Previous experience with partnerships between public and private agencies Experience working for a government agency, in the public sector, or in a parks and recreation department. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy of a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as a Category 1: Driver and operates County-owned vehicle. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge Knowledge of principles and practices of project management and contract administration Knowledge of design and construction management including developing bid specifications, reading blueprints, and evaluation of design and construction projects Knowledge of applicable building codes, policies, and regulations Knowledge of building and land use permits, processes and requirements Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws, codes and standards related to construction Skills Skill in planning and organizing, problem analysis and decision-making, interpersonal sensitivity, adaptability and flexibility, and time management Skill in reading and interpreting building or engineering plans and reports Skills to understand and meet stakeholders’ needs within policy guidelines Skills to build collaborative team relationships Skills to communicate effectively, both written and verbal Skills with computer and software use including Microsoft Office and other software program applications Abilities Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, elected officials, contractors, government representatives, and the general public Ability to manage and deliver multiple, concurrent capital projects, activities, and tasks on time, within scope, and within budget Ability to analyze and interpret plans, bid packages, specifications, drawings, calculations, and cost estimates Ability to prepare and administer contracts and budgets Ability to read construction plans Ability to develop detailed work plans, including milestones and timelines Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Work performed in the office environment and in the field/community. Field work includes working around equipment in inclement weather, noise, and noxious fumes. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, standing and working high above ground, adequate vision sufficient to view computer, and hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, speaking adequate to communicate effectively, manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Must possess sufficient physical strength, coordination and mental alertness to ensure safe and efficient performance of assigned duties including lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this position the successful candidate will get to perform the following essential functions: Program Administration Manages, monitors, directs, and regularly reports on the department’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Performs capital needs assessment, prioritization, project management, capital budget development, and status reporting. Assist with budget development and monitor spending activity Prepare cost estimates for capital projects Contract Management Facilitates the capital procurement process for contract bidding, contractor interviews, contractor selection, contract development, and managing the agreement to ensure projects are completed on time, on budget, and within high levels of quality assurance. Prepares construction specifications, bid documents, contracts, and change orders Follows all State of Washington procurement laws and policies Project Management Monitors capital budgets to ensure project expenditures remain with the scope of work Oversees consultants, contractors and may oversee staff performing capital construction work, inspect work in-progress, provide technical guidance, examine completed projects, and ensure proper cleanup after projects Conducts field inspections to collect data, verify existing/actual conditions, and monitor conformance with plans/specifications. Coordinate with other department programs, County departments, agencies, and the public Ensure work is performed and adheres to State and local laws and other safety standards Public Outreach and Communication Conducts meetings with consultants, contractors, department programs, other County departments, stakeholders, and other appropriate stakeholder parties from design of a project through construction and completion Supports the relationship between Kitsap County and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, stakeholders, and partners Presents to the Board of County Commissioners, Parks Advisory Board, and other community groups as needed Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are : Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt for earning 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 work hours are available, as approved by management. This recruitment may be used to fill other vacancies within this classification. *10% INCENTIVE PAY & 1 YEAR VACATION ACCRUALS ADVANCED! Candidates that apply after 2/14/2024: Ten percent (10%) signing incentive payments will be provided in consideration for the candidate’s agreement to remain employed with the County for a minimum of two years. Advancements equal to 12 months accrual of vacation leave or general leave for immediate use by candidates who accept these positions. Additional vacation/general leave hours will accrue beginning the 13th month of employment. All other provisions of the Personnel Manual regarding vacation/general leave will apply. This position is open until filled and reviewed weekly! At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) Disability - Short-term disability & Long-term disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 27, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Join the team of professional County Planners and become a part of building safe, resilient, and sustainable Kitsap County communities! Kitsap County Department of Community Development (DCD) partners with residential and commercial customers to provide guidance and assistance through the design, building, and project review process. In each of the efforts, we are committed to ensuring our residents' safety, facilitating the construction of reliable and sustainable communities, and preserving our county's uniquely beautiful natural resources. *10% INCENTIVE PAY & 1 YEAR VACATION ACCRUALS ADVANCED! Kitsap County DCD seeks a JUNIOR PLANNER or SENIOR 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. Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system, and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. Please learn more about the department at our County webpage . Depending on experience and background, candidates will be brought on as a Junior Planner ($77,725.99 - $85,794.95) or a Senior Planner ($87,939.82 - $99,495.84). A Junior Planner would meet the minimum qualifications above with a demonstrated work history of moderately complex professional planning. A Senior Planner would have more advanced professional planning experience of high complexity and variety, often as a lead or with greater independence and judgment. This position is open until filled. The first review is scheduled for the week of March 11, 2024, and then weekly! QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor Degree in Planning, Environmental Planning or closely related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education AND four years of full-time professional experience with 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 QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with land use or current planning. Experience with environmental permitting. Experience with permit processing practices under the comprehensive plan and sub-area plans. Experience with process improvement practices such as Lean Six Sigma. Experience with electronic plan submittal and review. American Institute of Certified Planners certification. 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. 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.) 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 and uneven 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. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: 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. 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 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. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This position has been identified to be eligible for reimbursement of moving expenses up to a total of $7,500 for those candidates whose relocation meets the IRS distance test and in accordance with the Kitsap County Personnel Manual, Chapter 3, Section G. *10% INCENTIVE PAY & 1 YEAR VACATION ACCRUALS ADVANCED! Ten percent (10%) signing incentive payments will be provided in consideration for the candidate’s agreement to remain employed with the County for a minimum of two years. Advancements equal to 12 months accrual of vacation leave or general leave for immediate use by candidates who accept these positions. Additional vacation/general leave hours will accrue beginning the 13th month of employment. All other provisions of the Personnel Manual regarding vacation/general leave will apply. At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) MetLife Long Term Disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Additional compensation that you may be eligible for: Shift differential Overtime Stand by pay Call-back pay Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. Union Membership This position is covered under AFSCME Local 1308 Courthouse Employees collective bargaining agreement. To view the bargaining agreement please visit our website: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Collective-Bargaining-Agreements.aspx NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 24, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW Two positions available!!! Depending on the qualifications successful candidates may be able to be hired into an Engineer 1 position or an Engineer 2 position. Engineer 1 - Position Information $33.85- $47.84 (Non-exempt/overtime eligible) Performs professional office and field civil engineering activities requiring the application of basic engineering principles and methods for the design, utility, survey, sewer, traffic or construction of Public Works road, bridge, culvert, construction management and other infrastructure 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. Working knowledge with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and with Microsoft Word and Excel software applications required. Engineer 2 - Position Information $78,287.04-$110,617.56 (Exempt) Candidates that meet the requirement of the Engineer 2 may be hired directly into an Engineer 2 position. Please click this link for more information on the requirements of an Engineer 2 and an overview of the essential functions: Class Specifications | ENGINEER 2 - CLASSIFICATION NON-UNION | Class Spec Details (governmentjobs.com) . 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 Civil Engineering** field; or Equivalent four years related civil engineering* experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). Preferred Experience Experience using AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience with WWHM Windows and Western Washington Hydrology Model software program. **"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 Engineer signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; OR Combination of Education and Experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited School and 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. 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. Authorize and complete a criminal background check. Information received is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and will not necessarily remove a candidate from consideration. 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. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Engineer 1 essential functions: Technical input of design and contract documents on Capital and Developer projects for compliance with Department of Ecology (DOE) Criteria for Sewage Works Design requirements, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Road and APWA standards, Kitsap County Sewer and Road standards, and required building, electrical, and plumbing codes. Provide technical review of contractor and vendor equipment and material submittals, Operation & Maintenance Manuals, Operation Manuals and Record Drawings for completeness, accuracy, and compliance; including updating of existing facility record documents reflecting changes caused by upgrade projects. Record document and field research and verification, including the coordination and development of field data for existing equipment, systems and conveyances. Including compilation of both new and existing equipment and system data for Operations/Maintenance CMMS program and Collections/Conveyance asset management program. Prepare preliminary and final detailed construction drawings, specifications, estimates and take-offs suitable for ordering of equipment and material for construction of Small Works or in-house corrective maintenance projects, including the research, sizing and selection of equipment and materials. Produce reports documenting field findings, research material and technical evaluation for piping systems, sewage pump stations, and wastewater treatment. Develop design and record drawings, specifications, quantity take-offs, and other engineering or statistical calculations using computer aided design and drafting (CADD) software and other industry standard software applications for assigned projects. Perform construction field inspection and project engineering to assure compliance with contract documents, including providing daily observation reports, field quantities, and analysis and documentation of field changes. Field work includes facility and equipment startup, testing, and commissioning support and verification, and the development of testing checklists and testing parameters. 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 exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the application materials submitted. Per RCW 42.56.250, all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant are exempt from public inspection Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted. **"Engineering" means the "practice of engineering" as defined in RCW 18.43.020. Verification Requirement Kitsap County requires verification of education, certification and/or experience. The following is a breakdown of the verification requirement: A copy of the PLS or PE Certification; or Certification and experience: A copy of the LSIT/EIT Certification and 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 signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; or Education and experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering and 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 signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license. *The verification form will be provided to applicants after they have successfully passed the interview process. 10% INCENTIVE PAY & 1 YEAR VACATION ACCRUALS ADVANCED! Ten percent (10%) signing incentive payments will be provided in consideration for the candidate’s agreement to remain employed with the County for a minimum of two years. Advancements equal to 12 months accrual of vacation leave or general leave for immediate use by candidates who accept these positions. Additional vacation/general leave hours will accrue beginning the 13th month of employment. All other provisions of the Personnel Manual regarding vacation/general leave will apply. This position is open until filled and first review is scheduled for the week of March 25, 2024. At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) Disability - Short-term disability & Long-term disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx
Kitsap County, WA Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Feb 24, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW Position Overview Performs and applies highly technical office and field civil engineering and construction management assignments in infrastructure construction and inspection. The incumbent is responsible for conducting on-site inspections of infrastructure construction to assure compliance with approved plans and specifications, general engineering criteria, the County Sewer Standards, Right of Way Permits, and applicable federal, state and local standards and regulations; for assisting in the administration of contracts by tracking and documenting the work or the contractor; for monitoring the quality of the work being performed; and for leading on-site coordination of the various entities involved in the construction including private and public utilities, other agencies, and the public. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in related engineering field; and Four years related experience leading a crew or as a lead over engineer/construction and/or technical projects; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with utility construction safety inspections and evaluations. Experience with contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects, including Right of Way permits. Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Traffic Control Certification Nassco Inspection certification in Manhole, Pipeline and Lateral inspection 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 Driver that operates County-owned vehicle. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Authorize and complete a criminal background check and driving record review. Information received is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and will not necessarily remove a candidate from consideration. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of related mathematical computations. Knowledge of materials used in heavy civil projects. Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations related to assignment area. Knowledge of basic surveying theories and principles. Knowledge of basic engineering and construction theories and principles. Knowledge of safety precautions. Knowledge of customer service techniques. Skill in assigning and monitoring the work of subordinates. Skill in inspecting projects for compliance with rules and regulations. Skill in reading maps. Skill in reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics and plans. Skill in reviewing drawings and plans for compliance with codes and regulations. Skill in making mathematical calculations. Skill in measuring and determining distances. Skill in drafting routine plans. Skill in applying survey techniques and practices. Skilled in utilizing a various computer applications specific to the department including databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web-based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Ability to conduct field interviews/investigations and perform field sampling and testing of concrete, asphalt and soils for quality control and design. Ability to appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Ability to prepare technical reports and graphic presentations. Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time. Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position. Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the county and department. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 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 in office and field. Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 100 pounds occasionally and 50 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in the field environment conducting field or community inspection work; with some office environment work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Capital construction project inspection: Observation and documentation of heavy civil construction projects including but not limited to sewer, roadway, stormwater, bridge, and other utility construction. This work includes tracking labor, equipment, and materials on a daily basis; progress photo documentation; responsible for record drawings; interpretations of contract plans and specifications; documenting project related communication. Responsible for quality assurance of contracted work and materials incorporated into the project including but not limited to documentation of approved materials and construction requirements in accordance with plans, specifications, and regulations. This may include on-site compaction testing, air pressure testing of newly installed utility pipes, concrete testing, soil samples, hma mix design acceptance. Responsible for tracking, measuring, and computing daily quantities of completed work for payment. This may include tracking time and materials such as labor and equipment hours as well as contract item units. Conducting on-site interviews and compliance reviews. Performs Right-of-Way Permit inspections to ensure compliance with approved plans, County Road and Sewer Standards and Right of Way Permits. Reviews Capital projects for general engineering design criteria; makes recommendations and assigns revisions when required. Leads the coordination of activities between the various entities on the construction site including public and private utilities; contractors; other divisions in Public Works and departments in the County; privately contracted work; other agencies; the residents living near the site; and the general public passing through. Leads the collaboration with other County staff to respond to the general public to answer technical questions related to the improvements within the right of way; and permit requirements and any construction questions. Performing safety inspections of site and surrounding areas. Supports and/or leads various pre-construction and/or design activities such as coordination of utility meetings and coordination of utility potholing. Assists in coordinating quality control and constructability reviews of County projects and compiles project comments. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as non-exempt and eligible to earn 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. The 10% premium pay is paid bi-weekly on base salary/hourly rate each pay period and expires December 31, 2024. This posting may be used to fill future openings. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the application materials submitted. Per RCW 42.56.250, all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant are exempt from public inspection Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. This position is open until filled and the first review is schedule for the week of March 25, 2024. At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) Disability - Short-term disability & Long-term disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 23, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW Engineer 1 - Position Information $33.85- $47.84 (Non-exempt/overtime eligible) Performs professional office and field civil engineering activities requiring the application of basic engineering principles and methods for the design of Public Works roads, stormwater, bridges, culverts, and other transportation projects. Duties involve technical and complex work in designing, estimating, and preparing specifications to deliver final contract bid documents. Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and Microsoft Word and Excel software applications required. Please note: If hired as an Engineer 1 the opportunity to automatically progress into an Engineer 2 is upon receipt of their Professional Engineering (PE) License. Engineer 2 - Position Information $78,287.04-$110,617.56 (Exempt) Candidates that meet the requirement of the Engineer 2 may be hired directly into an Engineer 2 position. Please click this link for more information on the requirements of an Engineer 2 and an overview of the essential functions: Class Specifications | ENGINEER 2 - CLASSIFICATION NON-UNION | Class Spec Details (governmentjobs.com) . 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 Civil Engineering** field obtained by June 30, 2024 ; or Equivalent four years related civil engineering* experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). Preferred Experience Experience using AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience with WWHM Windows and Western Washington Hydrology Model software program. **"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 Engineer signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; OR Combination of Education and Experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited School and 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. 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. Authorize and complete a criminal background check. Information received is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and will not necessarily remove a candidate from consideration. 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. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Prepare plans, specifications, and estimates for roadway and stormwater conveyance and treatment facility design in accordance with federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and requirements. Prepare design documentation for decisions made during design, including but not limited to ADA MEF documentation, estimates, backup calculations, pavement design, technical deviations, cost-benefit comparisons. Assist in the preparation of drainage reports, including on-site tests and stormwater modeling using the latest version of the Western Washington Hydrology Model, Kitsap County Stormwater Design Manual, and any other applicable state and local stormwater requirements. Provide support in preparing environmental reports, permitting submittals, and coordination with other county departments and utility partners. Determine right of way and easement acquisition requirements in support of the preparation of legal descriptions and right of way plans. Provide engineering support during construction. Assist in the bidding process for capital projects in accordance with the Public Works Bid Evaluation procedure (PW 14.5.01 PRO). OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the application materials submitted. Per RCW 42.56.250, all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant are exempt from public inspection Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted. **"Engineering" means the "practice of engineering" as defined in RCW 18.43.020. Verification Requirement Kitsap County requires verification of education, certification and/or experience. The following is a breakdown of the verification requirement: A copy of the PLS or PE Certification; or Certification and experience: A copy of the LSIT/EIT Certification and 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 signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; or Education and experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering and 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 signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license. *The verification form will be provided to applicants after they have successfully passed the interview process. 10% INCENTIVE PAY & 1 YEAR VACATION ACCRUALS ADVANCED! Ten percent (10%) signing incentive payments will be provided in consideration for the candidate’s agreement to remain employed with the County for a minimum of two years. Advancements equal to 12 months accrual of vacation leave or general leave for immediate use by candidates who accept these positions. Additional vacation/general leave hours will accrue beginning the 13th month of employment. All other provisions of the Personnel Manual regarding vacation/general leave will apply. This position is open until filled; first review schedule for March 25, 2024. At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) Disability - Short-term disability & Long-term disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 21, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW Our new team member should have knowledge of the local aging, medical, and social services network as well as issues related to aging, disability, and caregivers. By being an active listener, you will assess needs and help community members problem solve, provide them with specialized information, and connect them with the resources needed. You may also conduct screening assessments for specialized services or to assist with applying for services to meet individual needs. Finally, you will provide community outreach and education to the general public. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in the social, behavioral, or health sciences with two years of paid, on-the-job social service experience Bachelor's degree in any other field and four years of paid, on-the-job social service 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 Other Qualifications Master's degree in the social, behavioral, or health sciences and one year of paid, on-the-job social service experience Please note: If you use education to meet the requirements for the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver’s License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Driver may operate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver’s license. If driving on county business the incumbent must meet and follow the Fleet Risk Control Policies to operate a motor vehicle on County Business. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions 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.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting utilizing standard office equipment ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Maintain a professional level of knowledge regarding state program guidelines and federal regulations pertaining to programs and services for functionally impaired adults and their caregivers. Conduct interviews and perform comprehensive assessments to determine appropriate support and care levels; determine what formal and informal support resources are available, as well as eligibility for other services. Provide information about resources. Provide information, community presentations and make referrals to providers and professional inter-disciplinary teams to ensure that appropriate care is provided. Remain current on local service providers, conduct research regarding new resources and services. Develop and maintain complete client files documenting all activities performed. Crisis Intervention - Provide supportive counseling to vulnerable adults and their caregivers. Represent the division in a professional manner, providing outreach and marketing services to the public as needed. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is 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. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the application materials submitted. Per RCW 42.56.250, all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant are exempt from public inspection. At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) Disability - Short-term disability & Long-term disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx Closing Date/Time: 3/10/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 17, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW 10% INCENTIVE PAY & 1 YEAR VACATION ACCRUALS ADVANCED Depending on the qualifications successful candidates may be able to be hired into an Engineer 1 position or an Engineer 2 position. Engineer 1 - Position Information $33.85- $47.84 (Non-exempt/overtime eligible) The Construction Materials Engineer is responsible for testing, developing, preparing, reviewing and supervising/coordinating the preparation of project related construction engineering products/materials. This includes but not limited to: laboratory testing, specialized studies, performing on-site field inspections or verification inspections of construction materials for projects, check for compliance with plans, specifications and accepted engineering practices, analysis, computations and estimates. May serve as a lead worker to technician staff. Please note: If hired as an Engineer 1 the opportunity to automatically progress into an Engineer 2 is upon receipt of their Professional Engineering (PE) License. Engineer 2 - Position Information $78,287.04-$110,617.56 (Exempt) Candidates that meet the requirement of the Engineer 2 may be hired directly into an Engineer 2 position. Please click this link for more information on the requirements of an Engineer 2 and an overview of the essential functions: Class Specifications | ENGINEER 2 - CLASSIFICATION NON-UNION | Class Spec Details (governmentjobs.com) . Learn more about why we love where we work! lovewhereyouwork (kitsapgov.com) QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Engineer 1 - Required Education and Experience Registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT); or Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering field obtained by June 30, 2024 ; or Equivalent four years related engineering experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). Driving Requirements The successful candidate 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 candidate 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. Category 2: Driver may operate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The candidate is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidates must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education, 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. Authorize and complete a criminal background check and driving record review. Information received is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and will not necessarily remove a candidate from consideration. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Knowledge of engineering and surveying theories, principles and practices including specific principles of assigned programs. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, standards and regulations governing engineering projects. Knowledge of construction design, management, and principles Knowledge of common materials used in engineering projects. Knowledge of project management principles. Skilled in land surveying, construction staking, calculations, geodetic, and cadastral surveying. Experience with Civil 3D, Carlson, and point cloud survey software. Skilled in conflict-resolution and ability to problem-solve. Skilled in planning and scheduling skills Skilled in technical writing Skilled in mechanical and spatial reasoning Skilled in data collection, problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to create, read and interpret engineering plans, maps, schematics, and specifications. Ability to inspect projects for compliance with rules and regulations. Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations. Ability to utilize computers and related software applications. Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public. Ability to 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. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with consultants, other agencies, public, and other departments. Ability to physically perform the 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: Work is performed in both office and field environments. Exposure to a variety of weather conditions may occur during driving or conducting field inspections. May be exposed to physical hazards. Substantial telephone and in-person contact with the public, consulting engineers, contractors or other government agencies and County departments. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), extensive walking, standing, adequate vision to operate equipment, inspect construction, etc. and establish traffic control. Exertion of force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to operate a variety of equipment. Occasionally walk outside on uneven ground and traverse, rough terrain. 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 Engineer 1 - Essential Job Functions: Provide technical work direction to personnel involved in assigned projects, advising, assisting and training them as necessary. Develop, prepare, review and supervise or coordinate the preparation of project related construction/engineering products and technical documents involving difficult analysis, computations and estimates, such as records of material. Oversee the operation and maintenance of material testing, lab and equipment appropriate to areas of responsibility. Coordinating verification and calibration testing. Coordinate, assign or conduct on-site field inspections or verification inspections of construction materials for projects, check for compliance with plans, specifications and accepted engineering practices. Schedule, conduct, monitor and review field and laboratory testing of construction materials. Coordinate with other county staff/divisions, assign or conduct specialized studies and collect information and/or samples to be tested; such as geotechnical borings or subsurface exploration. Input, update, and maintain a database of engineering information related to area of assignment to produce records of materials, testing report log, and other construction related systems. Other Job Duties: Perform other related duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the application materials submitted. Per RCW 42.56.250, all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant are exempt from public inspection Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted. **"Engineering" means the "practice of engineering" as defined in RCW 18.43.020. Verification Requirement Kitsap County requires verification of education, certification and/or experience. The following is a breakdown of the verification requirement: 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 the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; or Combination of Education and Experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering and 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 signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license. *The verification form will be provided to applicants after they have successfully passed the interview process. 10% INCENTIVE PAY & 1 YEAR VACATION ACCRUALS ADVANCED! Ten percent (10%) signing incentive payments will be provided in consideration for the candidate’s agreement to remain employed with the County for a minimum of two years. Advancements equal to 12 months accrual of vacation leave or general leave for immediate use by candidates who accept these positions. Additional vacation/general leave hours will accrue beginning the 13th month of employment. All other provisions of the Personnel Manual regarding vacation/general leave will apply. Position is open until filled and reviewed weekly. At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) Disability - Short-term disability & Long-term disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 07, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Department of Human Services and Salish Behavioral Health The Salish Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization (SBH- ASO) Division of Human Services has an exciting opportunity for a Children's Care Manager and Systems Coordinator to join our team. Our new team member will perform advanced level professional human services planning to assist with the administration of regional behavioral health programming across the 3-county region, with a focus on youth programming and child serving systems. This team member’s duties will include: ensuring the quality of behavioral health services within our community to include coordination with youth and families, treatment providers/facilities, and participation in statewide planning initiatives; assisting with behavioral health systems coordination; serving as a liaison for provider agencies and subcontractors by providing technical assistance and clinical consultation; and assisting in the development and implementation of new behavioral health programming. The successful candidate will have knowledge of Washington State behavioral health regulations and behavioral health diagnosis, treatment techniques and practices. Must have experience with program development and implementation to include monitoring grant requirements and subcontractor compliance, and the ability to administer plans based on identified community priorities. The SBH-ASO was formed through an Interlocal Agreement between Kitsap, Jefferson, and Clallam Counties. This consortium of counties provides planning, contracting and administration for the regional crisis system and limited behavioral health programs and services to low-income/uninsured individuals in the three-county region. Kitsap County serves as the Administrative Entity for SBH-ASO. The SBH-ASO Division of the Human Services Department administers an annual operating budget in excess of $17 million, including State Funding, Federal Grants and Apple Health Medicaid. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master's Degree in the social sciences or closely related field and Four years of program related experience and One year of lead or supervisory experience Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in the community behavioral health system Active licensure as a Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), or Social Work (LICSW) If you use education to meet the requirements for the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver’s License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Driver may operate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver’s license. If driving on county business the incumbent must meet and follow the Fleet Risk Control Policies to operate a motor vehicle on County Business. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting utilizing standard office equipment. Travel will be required for offsite meetings with local, regional, and statewide groups as needed. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Act as clinical treatment liaison between the SBH-ASO and providers, state hospitals, inpatient facilities, and residential treatment facilities. Participate in the resolution of sensitive or complex inquiries, problems, complaints, or emergencies affecting the availability or quality of behavioral health services. Conduct utilization management reviews Address over and under-utilization through clinical consultation with providers and through review of utilization management data. Represent the SBH-ASO in local, regional, and statewide meetings as needed. Direct on-going comprehensive needs assessment, audits, and program evaluation. Audit program for compliance with federal, state, and SBH-ASO requirements. Analyze programs for effectiveness and recommend improvements to existing services and system operations. Provide planning leadership and direction and develop short and long-range plans, goals, and objectives for the behavioral health system. Work with provider agencies, consumers, and other stakeholders to plan and implement changes across the region. Serve as a liaison for provider agencies and subcontractors, providing technical assistance, consultation, and training OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. This position is open until filled, but interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. This position will be screened weekly beginning the week of February 19, 2024. At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) Disability - Short-term disability & Long-term disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County, WA Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Feb 06, 2024
Part Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Department is dedicated to making our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. This is a paid internship for a minimum of 20 hours per week (and up to 40 hrs), Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., May - September 2024 . KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principals and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field. The Sewer Utility division has an opportunity for a summer intern to grow and develop their skill set in the Mechanical/Civil Engineering field at Kitsap County's 4 Wastewater Treatment Plants! The successful intern will learn to assist with a variety of tasks associated with operation and maintenance the County's four wastewater treatment plants and 60 associated pumping stations, as well as a variety of entry level construction management and engineering assignments. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Engineering mathematics applicable to area of assignment. Basic ability to understand and interpret engineering plans, maps, specifications, drafting terminology and symbols. Ability to conduct research and gather data efficiently in a reasonably logical manner. Perform basic computer operations using MS Office Suite and SharePoint. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Work successfully within the context of a team environment. Desired Majors and Class Level Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) Knowledge and Abilities To Obtain Over the Course of the Internship: Increase Intern Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of: Learn structure of an asset management system and basic knowledge of CMMS functionality. Interpretation of engineering drawings and specifications. Identification of field equipment and function. Interpret manuals and other documents to determine operations and maintenance requirements. Be an active participant in meetings. Work with staff to understand system operations and construction. Identify process improvements for system optimization. SUPERVISION Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meeting and observations. 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: DSHS Site ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Tasks and assignments are subject to include: Gathering equipment data for updating the Sewer Utility's computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Inspect new construction of gravity and pressure sewer lines, pump stations and manholes for compliance with construction documents and Industry or County standards. Assist with startup and testing verification of new Developer pump stations. Assist with facility operation and record documentation updates, e.g. draw downs, control strategies, Vendor O&Ms, etc. Help to troubleshoot issues or concerns that arise during construction with new equipment, treatment process operations, and potential maintenance problems Review documents for capital, developer and small works projects including pre-design reports, design drawings, specifications, and contract documents Participate in operations, maintenance, construction and technical review meetings with stakeholders. Perform technical research work and computations as required to provide reliable advice concerning treatment process operations, potential maintenance problems, project designs, and construction problems. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION : Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) No benefits are offered with this position exceptthose required by the state or federal law. Closing Date/Time: 3/24/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 03, 2024
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County is the best of all worlds! Small communities, friendly people, and miles of waterfront -- It's a great place to live, work and play! Kitsap County, located on the Kitsap Peninsula, is a short ferry ride across the Puget Sound from Seattle. The "natural side of Puget Sound," Kitsap is a beautiful place to live and experience spectacular vistas: over 200 miles of saltwater shoreline, snow-capped mountains, estuaries and lakes, and forests and parks. Communities -- from Bainbridge Island, Kingston, Poulsbo and Port Gamble to Silverdale, Bremerton, Port Orchard, Manchester, and Olalla -- feature entertainment venues, artists and specialty shops, and so much more. Bounded on the west by the scenic Hood Canal, Kitsap County is also home to Kitsap Naval Base and Olympic College. The region offers abundant housing options and strong school systems. Residents can easily access major urban areas while experiencing an excellent quality of life in their home community. Kitsap's diverse cultural functions include theater and family concerts, as well as outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and water skiing.The Human Services Department has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Manager of the Salish Behavioral Health Organization (SBHO). In partnership with the Administrator, this position is responsible for ensuring the delivery of effective behavioral health services (mental health and substance use disorder) across the 3-county region. The Clinical Manager leads clinical strategic planning efforts and provides day-to-day clinical leadership. The Clinical Manager is responsible for operations in the absence of the Administrator. The successful candidate should have an understanding of leading employees and delivering effective and efficient services to the covered individuals. Must have the ability to coordinate a clinical intervention system, oversee clinical reviews and provide training to the provider community. The successful candidate must be able to manage services in a multi-county region, spanning political jurisdictions. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Graduate degree from an accredited college or university, in one of the social sciences. Licensed Behavioral Health Professional (Mental Health, Social Work, Marriage and Family, or Substance Use Disorder) Five years management experience in a managed care behavioral health setting Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work If offered the position, official transcripts will be required prior to the start date. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (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 primarily in an office setting. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Coordinate entire clinical intervention system for Mental Health and Chemical Dependency for three county area. Oversee clinical reviews, supervise staff, provide and coordinate clinical training to provider community. Intervene and direct staff in the coordination of complex cases. Select, supervise and evaluate assigned staff. Establish work rules and performance standards, conduct performance evaluations and initiate and implement disciplinary actions as warranted. Resolve grievances and other sensitive personnel matters. Provide for the training and motivation of subordinates in order to make full use of individual capabilities and to meet changing system demands. Manage services in a multi-county region spanning political jurisdictions, supervises implementation of a multi-county behavioral health crisis system. Responsible for assuring that contracted providers comply with Federal and state regulations implementing PHPs in Washington state, and that administrative structure is adequate to meet State and Federal requirements. Act as advocate to state, federal and local officials and community based organizations to expand their support of the special populations serviced by assigned program area. Initiate, implement, and direct strategic planning activities to assure support, development and coordination of a continuum of comprehensive services responsive to the needs of special populations within the area of assignment. Provide planning leadership and direction and develop short and long-range plans, goals, and objectives for assigned program; identify service design and delivery options; develop specific plans for under-served groups; reviews and updates plans to reflect changing conditions and regulations. Establish, implement, and update policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards for the efficient and effective operation and maintenance of assigned program, assuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and County policies and goals. Coordinate with Administrator in development of annual budget and spending plan, implements agency budgets, develops contracts and has primary responsibility for contractual oversight Represent region in state-wide forums OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) 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. Classified as "at will." Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Human Services Director. 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. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the application materials submitted. Per RCW 42.56.250, all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant are exempt from public inspection. At Kitsap County, we strive to take care of our team! Our employees are the greatest asset of Kitsap County, and we take pride in offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to all eligible employees. County Paid Benefits Include: Medical - Kaiser Permanente (HMO) or Aetna (PPO) Dental -Delta Dental or Willamette Vision - VSP Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Life Insurance - Basic, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Voluntary Term Life Insurance (VTL) Disability - Short-term disability & Long-term disability Voya Voluntary Insurance Transportation incentives Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Program Wellness program https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Wellness.aspx Benefits become effective on the first calendar day of the month following the month in which the employee is hired except if the employee's hire date is the first calendar day of the month, benefits begin on the day of hire. More information about employee benefits is available on the county's website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Benefits.aspx or the Kitsap County Digital Benefits Guide . *Voluntary benefit options also available at the employee's expense Retirement: Employees are covered under the PERS retirement plan provided through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and Social Security. Deferred Compensation (IRS Plan 457b): tax-deferred savings program Holidays 11 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holiday per year Vacation Leave New employees are credited with 48 hours of annual leave upon hire and will be begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 360 hours from one calendar year to the next. Annual leave accrual will increase upon tenure, as follows: Upon completion of 3 years: 15 days per year (10.00 hours per month) Upon completion of 5 years: 20 days per year (13.33 hours per month) Upon completion of 10 years: 25 days per year (16.67 hours per month) Sick Leave All new hires will be credited with 48 hours of sick leave upon hire and will begin accruing at the rate of 8 hours per month starting on their 7th month of employment. Employees may carry over 1200 hours from one calendar year to the next. ***Part-time employees benefit contributions and leave accruals will beprorated*** Current County Employees If you are transferring or promoting into this position you are responsible for reviewing these benefit changes; prior to accepting a position. In addition, it is your responsibility to notify the Auditor's Payroll Division of a change in union status. NOTE: This is a general overview of the benefits offered through employment with Kitsap County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts or is incorrect with the provisions of the Personnel Manual, applicable laws, policies, rules or official plan documents they will prevail. The Personnel Manual is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 02, 2024
Part Time
OVERVIEW This is a paid internship, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. for a period of six months. KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students that is related to their course of study in an accredited post-secondary institution. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principles and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by professionals in their field. GENERAL OVERVIEW HERE: The Auditor’s Office, Financial Services Division is responsible for providing accounting support to County departments and offices, maintaining the financial management system and reporting the county’s financial activity. The candidate will be able to learn about governmental accounting, participate in our annual financial statement preparation process, and perform assigned tasks that support the work we do. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Desired Majors and Class Level Finance, accounting, or another related field. Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) SUPERVISION Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meetings and observations. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Tasks and assignments may include: Capital assets: Using the capital asset listing, conduct physical inventories of capital assets in other departments. Using Workday reports, recalculate 2023 depreciation expense for selected capital assets. Using worksheets from departments, create worksheets in a specific format to upload to Workday small and attractive assets. Prepare monthly Excise Tax calculation using Workday reports and an excel workbook. Prepare selected journal entries. Monthly property tax and recording fees and annual property tax adjustments. ACFR Update the statistical section - requires research and updating excel worksheets. Other general ledger accounting responsibilities as assigned related to general accounting, financial reporting and/or analyses functions. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Wage: Sophomore (year 2) $22.45/hr Junior (year 3) $23.01/hr Senior (year 4) $23.59/hr No benefits are offered with this position exceptthose required by the state or federal law. Closing Date/Time: 3/24/2024 2:31 PM Pacific
Kitsap County, WA Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 02, 2024
Part Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Department is dedicated to making our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. This is a paid internship for a minimum of 20 hours per week (and up to 40 hrs), Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (depending on the project), May - September 2024 . KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principals and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Desired Majors and Class Level: Civil Engineering, Materials and/or Construction Management Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) Knowledge and Abilities To Obtain Over the Course of the Internship: Increase Intern Knowledge of: Basic understanding of Civil Construction Plans and Specifications, including WSDOT specifications; Engineering plans, reports, maps and terminology; Operating a computer/table utilizing various construction applications in the office and in the field (databases, permit-tracking, word processing, spreadsheets, web-based systems); Basic engineering measurements and mathematics Materials lab testing on and off site Working onsite on an active construction project Increase Intern Ability to: Communicate effectively both written and orally with contractors and County departments; Assist with daily reports and quality tracking Work effectively in stressful situations; Work with supervisors of different groups to solve problems affecting project progress; Work independently or with limited supervision; Handle many priorities at one time and accomplish tasks in a timely manner. Supervision: Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meeting and observations. 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 OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION : Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) No benefits are offered with this position exceptthose required by the state or federal law. Closing Date/Time: 3/24/2024 4:43 PM Pacific