KITSAP COUNTY

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

​- Nancy Buonanno Grennan, Human Resources Director

Our Mission

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

Our Vision

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

Our Values

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

 

14 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Dec 06, 2019
Part Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. About the department: The Department of Community Development (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 we pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. Please learn more about the department at our County webpage . Summary of position: DCD seeks an Outreach and CommunicationsProgram Technicianto supportCommunity Development outreach programs. This position supports department wide outreach and education by assisting with the administration, development of content, and updates to the Community Development website, brochures, applications, checklists, and other publications as needed. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Outreach Programs Coordinator, the DCD leadership, and internal and external customers to support DCD communications efforts. The team member should be highly detail oriented and have proven experience with outreach and communications, and desktop publishing or comparable software. This is a part-time (20 hours per week), limited term position that is grant funded through March 31 2021. Grant funding may be extended beyond this date. The weekly workschedule is flexible based on approval of supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Two years of related work experience in outreach and communications; AND Professional experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, (Illustrator, Photoshop,InDesign, and Acrobat), and other publishing software; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with desired skills, knowledge and ability to perform the work. Note: Associates degree in marketing, communications, or related specialized training from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education may substitute for therequired experience. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications A two-year degree in marketing, communications, outreach, or an associated field. Experience working for a government or nonprofit agency. If you use education to meet the requirements for the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Drivermayoperate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. If driving on county business the incumbent must meet and follow the Fleet Risk Control Policies to operate a motor vehicle on County Business. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Principles and methods associated with public relations, social marketing, graphic arts, consumer/market research, public surveys, public education and outreach. Principles and methods of continuous process improvement. The use and care of personal computers, related equipment and application software. Methods and techniques used in the production and presentation of press releases, brochures and pamphlets. Graphic design techniques, Adobe Creative Suite products, Microsoft Office software, photography principles, outreach and communication methods, printing methods and terminology. Skills and/or Ability to: Effectively communicate both orally and in writing, particularly while preparing reports and conducting presentations to members of the public, to both small and large audiences. Effectively communicate with newspaper, news and other media representatives. Effectively facilitate groups of staff. Excellent at juggling multiple programs, projects, and priorities at one time. Effectively utilize design software to create promotional, educational and marketing materials. Utilize word processing and database programs. Prepare and present education material. Coordinate and implement events for public outreach. Perform technical research and provide reliable advice on difficult problems. Graphic design using Illustrator, PhotoShop, and InDesign, operating digital and manual cameras and editing software, meet rigid deadlines while working onmultiple projects, time management, creative thinker, persuasive communication, listening to interpret others ideas and concepts, marketing and outreach techniques and strategies. Use a digital camera, portable media, flatbed and drum scanner, and plotters to prepare text and graphics for use in publishing applications. Attend meetings or participate in activities outside normal working hours. Adapt modern principles, methods, techniques and standards to the planning, design and implementation of a variety of educational and behavior change programs and projects. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships with coworkers, contractors, public officials and the general public using tact, patience, and courtesy. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. In operating personal computers and other mechanical aids used in developing written and graphical material, project layout, design and proofing. Manage resources for projects through planning, forecasting, budget, feedback and control. Manage projects through work plan development and implementation, financial management, project evaluation and reporting. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting, and may be required to lift at least 20 pounds. Some travel to off-site events. Walking short distances. Handling/grasping documents or equipment. Sitting and/or standing for extended 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 and computer screen data. Repetitive motions for computer equipment use. Incumbents may be exposed to: Inclement weather when traveling to off-site events. Road and traffic hazards when traveling to off-site events. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Functions: • Creates, updates and maintains informational brochures, applications, checklists, and other publications. • Consults with internal and external customers to determine best practices for outreach materials. • Supports department outreach efforts by assisting, planning and coordinating community events. Other Job Duties : • Update and maintain the forms, applications, and graphics file inventories. • Perform related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) 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. This position is limited term, grant funded until March 31 2021. Grant funding may be extended beyond this date. 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 established work schedule for this 20 hour-per-week, part time positionwill beflexible within the normal DCDoffice hoursof 8am until 4:30pm, based on approval of supervisor. Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Dec 06, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Parks has an amazing opportunity to join their team! The ideal candidate will haveproven event management experience,an excellent track record with customer service and strong communications skills! The ability to bea team player, lead by example, flexible and work well with others is a must! Position Summary The successful incumbent will work directly with Program Supervisor and be responsible for coordination of staff, working with vendors/customers to ensure that all programs and events in the event district and county parks are well coordinated, staffed and all permitting processes are properly followed. This position is a lead worker and will delegate work to events and program staff. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associates degree in Parks and Recreations, Events Management orrelated field; and Four years of experience in events management; 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 QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree inrelated field. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as : Category 1 Driver: operates County-owned vehicle, and C ategory 2 : Drivermayoperate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting and may have some work in the field, and may be required to lift at least 20 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Buildings and Grounds- This position will be responsible for the event parks buildings, fields maintenance, and oversight. Work with task tracking software for staff work orders. This person will oversee the four-event staff. Work closely with office staff to track permits and communicate with the executive team. SpeicalEvent Coordinator- This person will be responsible for organization and management of special events both on the fairgrounds and in the county parks. As part of the duties this person will actively recruit new renters and vendors to the county facilities. This person will work closely with the permitting process and staff to ensure proper paperwork and safeguards are in place. They will coordinate meetings and showing with the vendors and public for showing of the facilities and ensure proper staff coverage for the event and be onsite occasionally for troubleshooting for special events. Marketing/DataCollection- In this position duties would include assisting in development of print material, communications with public and private partners, preparing analytical data of park rental use, prepare surveys for post event review, communicate the data with the executive team and staff. Liason - This position will serve as the liaison between Central Kitsap School district and the parks department. Additionally will be the point of contact for all interdepartmental parks conversations about the usage of the facilities and parks. Other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future (part and full time) openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2019 12:00 AM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Dec 06, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love, while serving the citizens where you live. The Human Services Division of Aging and Long Term Care exists to serve the needs of older or disabled adults, their families, and caregivers residing in Kitsap County. We currently have twoexciting opportunities forCase Management Specialists to join our team, for eitherthe Information and Assistanceprogramor the Medicaid program, which includes home visits, assessments, and crisis intervention.These positionsare responsible for coordination of care and case management to support functionally impaired eligible adults and their caregiversto obtain and effectively use support services. Duties caninclude use of health assessment tools,conducting comprehensive screenings andassessments, developing service plans, referrals to relevantprograms,and coordinating plan implementation and/or discharge planningwith clients, family members, and caregivers. Our new team members will have knowledge of the local aging, medical, and social servicesnetwork services as well as issues related to aging, disability, and caregivers. Successful applicants will have a philosophy of coordinating care in a client-centered manner, and have the ability to manage complex interventions across diverse professional disciplines and service systems. Must have professional case management ethics and the ability to establish and maintain a professional demeanor and effective working relationships. Must also have the knowledge and ability to compile, prepare, and tabulate statistical data and reports, engage difficult to serve individuals, care coordination, and be able to work independently in the office and the field. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in behavior or health sciences ANDtwo years of paid, on-the-job social service experience OR A general Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or equivalent AND four years of paid, on-the-job social service experience. Preferred Education and Experience Master's degree in behavioral or health sciences with one year of social service experience is preferred. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and comply with the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle UsePolicy.This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Criminal Conviction Standards : The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pd f PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting, in community agencies, and in client's homes. Incumbents may be exposed to unsanitary conditions in client's homes. Incumbents may be exposed to animals in client's homes (i.e. dogs or cats). ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES 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, make referrals, and coordinate with professional inter-disciplinary teams to ensure appropriate care and support strategies are implemented. Maintain record keepingin multiple electronic platforms, per contract requirements. Provide ongoing reviews of service plans to ensure client needs continue to be met. Revise service plans and authorizationsas needed. Provide supportive counseling to clients and assist clients with coordinating mental health or other counseling services as needed. Assess and evaluate crisis referrals. Develop and maintain complete, comprehensive client files. Perform discharge/service termination planning if client is no longer eligible for services. Represent the division in a professional manner, providing outreach and marketing services to the public as needed. Remain current on local service providers; conduct research regarding new resources and services. 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 typicallyMonday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Dec 03, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW This position is grant funded through December 31, 2020. This position may be extended withadditionalfunding after December 31, 2020. Due to grant funding, the candidate hired for this position will be placed between Step 1 $23.91/hr- Step 3 $25.12/hr, depending on experience. Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. The Kitsap County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction, and has jurisdiction over misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor crimes. The District Court has an employment opportunity for a Treatment Court Compliance Specialist. This position is responsible for monitoring participant compliance with all policies, procedures, and requirements set out in the Treatment Court programs (i.e. Behavioral Health Court and/or Human Trafficking Court). In addition, other duties may include periodic documentation of behavior which may affect the legal status of participants; gathering data to assist the Treatment Court team(s) in evaluating participant progress; on-going liaison work with multiple agencies to assist participants in meeting program guidelines; and, ongoing intervention to provide direction, coordination and alternatives to the participants' present and changing behaviors. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the criminal justice system, including court rules and procedures as related to Treatment Courts. The Treatment Court Compliance Specialistwill know the community resources and agencies available, will have experience with computer information systems, database operations and report writing skills and will be proficient with Microsoft products, specifically Word and Excel. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degreein Social Work, Human Services, Criminal Justice or related field AND One year of progressively responsible work experience in social work, court services, probation or counseling OR Five years progressively responsible work experience in social work, court services, probation or counseling (will substitute) OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the candidate with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Completion of college level or specialized vocational-technical school coursework in administration or a related field from a college, university or school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent may be substituted for up to one (1)year of the required experience. PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Previous experience working in treatment courts, probation, or in a criminal justice environment. Work experience with individuals with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders. **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. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions fo 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 alegal setting or courtroom environment. Incumbents may be exposed to hostile individuals while in the courtroom setting. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, the successful candidate will: Monitor Treatment Court participant compliance with program guidelines, individual requirements, and case conditions. Assist participants in understanding unique requirements and/or case conditions and encourage/motivate positive behaviors and promote compliance with all program requirements. Hold participants accountable to Court orders and enforce all program rules. Report any violations to the Court throughteam staffing sessions. Monitor participant interaction with other governing departments and agencies (Department of Corrections, Department of Licensing, other courts) Identify and assist participants in handling other matters (other case conditions, bench warrants in other jurisdictions, legal financial obligations, and/or suspended or revoked driving privileges). Meet with and conduct regularly-scheduled participant interviews and make ongoing, periodic contact with participants at their homes, places of employment and any other location where participants are obligated to be present. Give instruction on all program rules and expectations. Prepare and present written and oral reports to the appropriate Treatment Court team(s) regarding participant progress and compliance. Based on participant progress, make recommendations to the CourtTeam regarding possible alternative courses of actions, rewards, or sanctions (including program termination). Work closely with treatment agencies to monitor participant progress and compliance. Develop working relationships with those working for mental health, chemical dependency, and other probation/monitoring agencies. Compile, analyze, and maintain complete, accurate and timely records of contact and information obtained relative to each participant. File, document, and track participant information in all relevant systems. Report data information to the Treatment Court Program Manager as requested. Research available grants. Assist with writing grant proposals under the direction of the Treatment Court Manager. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Other Position Related Information: Who May Apply: This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This position is covered under a collective bargaining unit 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 characteristics 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 toa disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact the Human Resources office. Work hours for this position are Monday-Friday,7:45a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Oct 18, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Our mission is to provide the citizens of Kitsap County with quality service in the planning, maintenance and operations of public works facilities. We are committed to delivering these services in a courteous, expedient, and professional manner. ThePublic WorksEngineering Divisionis looking for Engineers thatare interestedin Contract Specification and/orDesigntojoin our team! Engineer 1 -Design and/or Contract Specifications Performs professional office and field civil engineering activities requiring the application of basic engineering principles and methods for the design of Public Works road, bridge, culvert and other transportation projects. Duties involve technical and complex work in researching, designing, drafting, estimating, preparing specifications, final contract documents applying basic engineering principles and methods and performing senior level technical computer aided design and drafting (CADD) for assigned County projects. May lead the work of lower level technical staff. Working knowledge with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and with Microsoft Word and Excel software applications required. Knowledge of codes, policies and procedures as they relate to construction contract administration and public project bidding, principles and practices and project construction is a plus. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience for all Positions Registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT)*; or Bachelor's Degree in Related Engineering** field; or Equivalent four years related engineering* experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). Preferred Experience Experience usingAutoCAD, Civil 3D and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience with WWHM Windows and Western Washington Hydrology Model software program. Experience working with codes, policies and procedures as they relate to construction contract administration and public project bidding, principles and practices and project construction methods. **"Engineering" means the "practice of engineering" as defined in RCW 18.43.020. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies will be accepted. Verification Requirement Kitsap County requires verification of education, certification and/or experience. The following information is required to meet the minimum qualifications for this position: Certification: A copy of the Engineer in Training Certificate; OR Education: Official transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering; OR Experience : Complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of work performed under the direct supervision of a Professional Engineer, Professional Engineersignature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; OR Combination of Education and Experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited Schooland complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as a Category 1 Driver and operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Required Working Conditions / Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Exposure to a variety of weather conditions while driving or conducting field work. Exposure to physical hazards from traffic, field site environment and construction equipment. Requires lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling various survey,inspection and testing equipment and materials up to 50 pounds (to 10% of time). Requires bending/stooping/climbing/twisting while traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites or while conducting inspections and surveys. Requires reaching, sitting, standing, mobility, and grasping; talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are : Who May Apply : These positionsare open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Flexible workhours are available, as approved by management. This posting may be used to fill future full time and part time openings. FIRST REVIEW IS SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 11, 2019! 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Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETYTESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Positions Information Kitsap County offers challenging and exciting careers for Corrections Officers at one of the most beautiful areas in Washington State. When you become part of the team, you are welcomed into our close-knit family. Our department is progressive and prides itself on keeping up with the latest technology and equipment. Our personalized approach to your future growth includes progressive job-related training, development of leadership skills and on-the-job training. This position is working inside our correctional facility performing booking, searching, releasing, transportation, supervision, and security work. Employees are responsible for the operations of the jail on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis in order to keep our community safe! Join our team and have a career where what you do really matters. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Corrections Officer 1 (Entry Level) Corrections Officer 2 (Lateral/Experienced) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW IMPORTANT CANDIDATE INFORMATION: ENTRY LEVEL AND LATERAL APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETYTESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Teamwork,Integrity,Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Deputy Sheriff1 (Entry Level) Deputy Sheriff2 (Lateral/Experienced) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 19, 2019
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY JUVENILE AND FAMILY SERVICES DO WHAT YOU LOVE AND SERVE THE CITIZENS WHERE YOU LIVE Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Services is seeking an on-call Custody Investigator to performfamily investigative work for the SuperiorCourt. If you have experience conducting investigations, writing investigation case reports, working with families while settingappropriate boundaries and working as part of a team whostrives to reach forthe best possible outcomes for children and families that live in Kitsap County, we want you to apply! Position Overview This position performs specialized family investigative work for the Superior Court. Investigators are appointed by the Superior Court and are expected to apply specialized knowledge and skills and use independent judgment and initiative to plan, organize and conduct a time-sensitive custody investigation. The Custody Investigator generally works independently and is generally discharged by the Superior Court following a hearing upon their written report and recommendation. Supervision usually consists of a statement of desired objectives, discussion of unusual problems and review of results obtained. We are looking for anindividual who has previous experienceas a Guardian Ad Litem or CASA workeror investigating child custody related cases in a law enforcement or social services setting. The ideal candidate will have the ability to be flexible with their scheduling commitments, as the number ofcasesfluctuate from month to month. The candidate we are looking for will be committed to obtaining factual information regarding their assigned case andkeeping thechildren's best interest at the forefront. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice, social science, health science or behavioral science or a closely related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent; AND Experience as a Guardian Ad Litem/CASA worker; OR Four(4)years of specifically related child custody/child welfare investigative experience in law enforcement and/or social services work. Preferred Education and Experience One year ofexperience as a Guardian Ad Litem/CASA worker. Criminal Conviction Standards The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check, with fingerprinting,through law enforcement agencies. Once a conditionaloffer of employmenthas been madeto the successful candidate, they will be required to pass both apsychological examination and polygraph prior to final offer of employment being extended. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: The principles, practices and techniques of effective investigation. Applicable laws and regulations and Superior Court procedures. Conflict resolution principles and techniques. Interviewing techniques and practices as they relate to both adults and children. Indications and signs of sexual and/or physical abuse of children. Indications and signs of drug and alcohol abuse and/or mental health issues. Family systems and family dynamics. Available state, local and community resources. Modern office practices and procedures including Standard English usage and legal terminology used in report writing. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in multiple environments including, but not limited to, office, courtroom, schools, community, private homes, and work locations of involved parties. Visual acuity when conducting investigations. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Incumbents may be: Exposed to physical hazards when dealing in highly emotional and stressful situations with potentially volatile or violent individuals or when visiting private locations. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Plan, organize and initiate a child custody investigation upon receiving appointment to the case by the Superior Court. Determine steps to be taken to gather all relevant information and prepare a written recommendation to the Court within limited time frames, typically 5-7 weeks. Utilize appropriate techniques to effectively interview parents, children and other parties (such as social service agency workers) to gather factual information related to the custody case assigned. Observe child and parent behavior, home conditions and other evidence. Seek and gather information from various sources readily available. Analyze collected information to reach a conclusion as to actual circumstances which are or would be in the child(ren)'s best interest. Work within and has knowledge of the applicable sections of the Washington State Law. Make notations in case files of all investigatory steps taken to document facts gathered in support of recommendations made to the Superior Court. Prepare a written investigation case report and submit a recommendation to the Superior Court Judge regarding issues of visitation, temporary and/or permanent placement of the child(ren), as well as other general recommendations in the best interests of the child(ren) OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this positionvary by appointed case. This on-call position is open until filled. Weekly screenings will begin the week of 8/26/19. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Due to an ongoing demand to recruit for this position, this position will be continually open to fill vacancies throughout the year as needed by the department. Applicants willbe screened on a continuous basis and interviews will be conducted when a valid applicant pool has been established. Once interviews have been completed, passing scores will be utilizedto establish a hiring register. Hiring registers are valid for only six months. Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomaking our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play . For more information about our Public Works Roads division please see the website at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/roads.htm M&O Worker (Apprentice) $16.98-$23.41 Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbents are trainingto be able tolearna wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges. Successful incumbents may progress to the technician level upon receiving a satisfactory review, required certifications/licenses, successful completion of on the job training, and meeting all requirements of the M&O Technician position. M&O Technician (2nd level/Experienced) $20.45-$28.18 Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbents are responsible for performing a wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges which includes progressively responsible semi-skilled to skilled tasks.The work involves heavy physical labor performed over extended periods of time, often under unfavorable working conditions and in inclement weather.Assignments involve responsibility for safe operation of equipment, Countytrucksand safety of others working in the immediate area. *Candidates may be hired into the higher classification (M&O Technician) if they meet all requirements at the time of appointment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS M&O WORKER Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Six months of experience in road maintenance or construction, farming, forestry, landscaping or any other labor intensive work experience that directly involves the skills required to operate machinery, small tools, power tools, vehicles or equipment is required; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Experience performing road maintenance, construction and drainage installation and repair work. M&O TECHNICIAN Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Twelve months of experience in road maintenance or construction, farming, forestry, landscaping or any other labor intensive work experience that directly involves the skills required to operate machinery, small tools, power tools, vehicles or equipment is required. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Pass all job-related examinations/test necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within 30 days of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess a CDL permit and medical card. Within 12 months of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess current Washington State Traffic Flagging certification. Possess current Washington State Industrial First Aide certification. Possess current Erosion and Sediment Control certification. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. CDL Driver: Operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must [have a current or obtain within 12 months of employment] a Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed. Prior to CDL Assignment: CDL drivers must submit a driving abstract and a current medical card. CDL Drivers in accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures for CDL Drivers, no employee will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening; and enter into a random DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing process. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : The basic/standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in road maintenance work. The use of hand and power tools used in construction trades. Occupational hazards and safe practices as applied to the work performed. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Work all shifts including swing, graveyard, holiday, and weekend. Learnand performa wide variety of manual labor tasks. Operate various types of road equipment, heavy trucks and tools. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Work out of doors for extended periods under unfavorable working and inclement weather conditions. Operate equipment and tools such as motor vehicles, shovels, rakes, asphalt and concrete tools safely. Demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position. Apply the safety precautions associated with the occupational hazards of the work performed. Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required including working nights, weekends and holidays. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES : (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in the field maintaining roads and road rights of way, clearing roadbeds, and picking up litter and debris. Hazards associated with this work include working in traffic, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, vapors, and dust. Positions require traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites when walking, standing and balancing for extended periods of time such as flagging; exposure to all weather conditions. Sitting when operating vehicles or equipment. Frequent bending, stooping, and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist). Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone; speaking adequate to communicate effectively and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Exertion of force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to operate a variety of power equipment. Requires use of protective gear such as rain gear, rubber boots, or coveralls, as needed. Incumbents may be : Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Dig ditches, clean culverts, cut brush and weeds. Repair roadways, roadway shoulders and related structures, such as bridges and guard rails.Patch, sweep, fill holes and level surfaces. Assist in installation of drainage facilities. Flag traffic and place traffic cones and other devices to insure a smooth flow of traffic (upon certification). Load and unload supplies, equipment and other materials. Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and hand tools. May operate County vehicles, light equipment in transporting, and single-axle trucks. May operate commercial vehicles upon completion of requirements and possession of the appropriate Class A driver's license. Promote good safety and public relations practices. Other Job Duties : May work with striping crew. Perform other manual labor duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Please note: Candidates thatinterviewed for this position within the last six months and apply again theirpriorinterview scores would be applied. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Due to an ongoing demand to recruit for this position, this position will be continually open to fill vacancies throughout the year as needed by the department. Applicants will be screened on a continuous basis and interviews will be conducted when a valid applicant pool has been established. Once interviews have been completed, passing scores will be utilized to establish a hiring register. Hiring registers are valid for only six months. Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Public Works prepares for Board approval the Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Annual Construction Program.The purpose of the TIP is to update and coordinate the County's future plans for road and transportation improvements. For more information click on this link: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/sixyear_tip.htm Important Information This posting is to establish a register for M & O Specialist positions within the Public Works Roads Division for the next six months (the register may be extended up to one year upon the Public Works Director's request). Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges for the Kitsap County Public Works Department. The incumbent is progressively responsible for performing a wide variety of heavy physical labor, for driving single and tandem axle trucks to and from designated locations for the purpose of hauling materials, equipment and personnel, and for operating heavy duty or specialized construction equipment. The incumbent may work as part of a crew and/or as an individual performing various road maintenance work. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED Three years of experience in road maintenance and construction, or related work which includesexperience operating heavy road maintenance equipment,and/or tandem axle trucks; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to appointment the successful candidate must: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude Within30 days of appointment, the successful candidate must: Posses CDL permit and medical card. Within twelve months of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess current Washington State Traffic Flagging certification Possess current Washington State Industrial First Aid certification Possess current Erosion and Sediment Control certification Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: CDL Driver: Operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must [have a current or obtain within 12 months of employment] a Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed. Prior to CDL Assignment: CDL drivers must submit a driving abstract and a current medical card. CDL Drivers in accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures for CDL Drivers, no employee will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening; and enter into a random DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing process. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of: Standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in road maintenance work. The use of hand and power tools used in construction trades. Occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with the operation and maintenance of construction equipment including safe lifting techniques. Safe operation of commercial vehicles. Applicable traffic laws, ordinances, and rules, including proper flagging techniques, proper and safe vehicle operation. Proper load distribution in loading vehicles. Methods, tools and materials used in maintaining equipment. Correct lifting techniques. Skills and/or Ability to: Operate equipment and tools such as commercial and standard motor vehicles, heavy equipment, shovels, rakes, and small tools. Apply appropriate safety measures and use of personal protective equipment. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and perform a wide variety of manual labor tasks. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Work independently, as well as part of a team, in the performance of assigned duties. Demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position. Safely operate and progress in the various types of road equipment, heavy trucks (CDL), and tools. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Accurately document work accomplished, materials incorporated, and equipment utilized. Plan and organize work assignments, and to complete them within prescribed timeframes. Work all shifts including swing, graveyard, holiday, and weekend. Work out of doors for extended periods under unfavorable working and inclement weather conditions. Apply the safety precautions associated with the occupational hazards of the work performed. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required including working nights, weekends and holidays. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Physically perform the essential functions of the position under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in the field (outside) for extended periods of time under unfavorable weather conditions: maintaining roads and road rights of way, maintenance yard working with material stockpiles and equipment, and quarry mines processing materials. Hazards associated with this work include working in traffic, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, vapors, and dust. Positions require traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites when walking, standing and balancing for extended periods of time such as flagging; exposure to all weather conditions. Sitting when operating vehicles or equipment. Frequent bending, stooping, and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist). Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone; speaking adequate to communicate effectively and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Exertion of force of up to 75 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to use and operate a variety of power equipment, shovel large quantities of materials, and operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, pavers, dozers and graders. Requires use of protective gear such as rain gear, rubber boots, or coveralls, as needed. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Examples of Duties (May vary upon assignment) Heavy manual labor in the maintenance of County Roads and Bridges, such as digging ditches, cleaning culverts, cutting brush, raking materials, sweeping and operation of small tools such as chain saws, weed eaters, hedge trimmers and plate compactors. Operate heavy duty or specialized road construction equipment while in-training, as part of a crew or in isolation, such as: oil distribution truck, dozers, excavators, belt loader, loaders, ditching machines, graders, pavers, rollers, brush cutters, spray trucks, backhoe, rock screen, single axle trucks, tandem axle trucks, snow plow, brine truck, bucket truck, asphalt milling machine, etc. Traffic Control Flagging which includes: Flag traffic and place traffic cones and other devices to insure a smooth flow. Maintain daily reports of time, equipment usage and material handling. Provide on the job training and mentorship to entry level personnel. Perform duties of lower classifications as needed. Other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Jun 08, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Coroner's Office is seeking a seasoned professional to serve the county as the nextForensic Pathologist! The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Coroner's Office or Medical Examiners Office as a Forensic Pathologist. Nationally Accredited Agency with anInternational Association of Coroners and MedicalExaminers. Position Information Performs investigations to determine cause(s) of sudden, unexpected, violent, suspicious or unnatural deaths using forensic medical knowledge, expertise and techniques. This position is at-will. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Certification as a forensic pathologist by the American board of pathology; or a qualified physician eligible to take the American board of pathology exam in forensic pathology within one year of being appointed. A physician specializing in pathology who is appointed to the position of forensic pathologist and who is not certified as a forensic pathologist must pass the pathology exam within three years of the appointment. Licensed as a Physician and Surgeon by the State of Washington. If not currently licensed by the State of Washington, Licensure must be obtained prior to the start of employment. Preferred Experience Experience working in a Coroner's Office or Medical Examiners Office as a Forensic Pathologist. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle and a Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official certification. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a medical evaluation that includes a physical, audiometric testing, respirator testing, andpsychological exam. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Perform autopsy examinations; transcribe findings. Confer with attorneys and provide accurate testimony in court. Participate in regular review of cases accepted by the deputy coroners following death investigations, including decisions about jurisdiction and type of examination. Provide technical support and training for those staff performing forensic autopsy technician duties. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Autopsy procedures and practices, and human anatomy Equipment and supplies necessary to maintain and operate a morgue facility Pathology laboratory practices and procedures The use of and operation of photograph and x-ray equipment State and local laws regarding deaths and human remains Methods, techniques, equipment and practices of handling deceased individuals Approved methods and procedures for evidence collection and processing Standard safety procedures Standard office practices and chain of custody procedures Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. Communicate Effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, the citizens and representatives of other agencies. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Perform autopsies Testify in court Execute the policy directives of the governing authority in an effective and timely manner Understand the problems surrounding the notification of the next of kin and application of methods of assistance Direct the development and implementation of office procedures and standards and evaluate their efficiency Plan, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinates Understand and follow written and verbal instructions Work effectively and productively with others Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to audiences of various social, cultural, ethnic, educational, and economic backgrounds Effectively coordinate, perform, and complete multiple duties and assignments concurrently, and in a timely manner Meet the travel requirements of the position Physically perform the essential job functions of the classification Successfully complete all required background investigations Travel to death locations, if needed Take calls from home after regular office hours.Ability to make independent judgments and initiate appropriate action. Ability to safely drive Coroner's Office vehicles. Additional education, licenses, certifications and other requirements determined to be necessary to meet the business needs of the employing unit may be required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is classified as "at will."Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Coroner. Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This position is open until filled. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Apr 30, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community! Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services is seeking committed individuals who have a passion for working with youth as a Juvenile Detention Officer. If you are committed to providing innovative, comprehensive and effective services to youth, families, schools and the community and have a professional and caring demeanor, this careermight be right for you! We have an exciting opportunity for Juvenile Detention Officer toto join our team.Incumbents in this position provide supervision and care of juveniles placed in the Kitsap County Detention Facility. Responsibilities includeproviding direction and guidance to juveniles, as well as disciplining when appropriate,and in accordance with well-defined procedures.If you have experience working with youth, are able to set appropriate boundaries, value diversity, and feel that every individual has the ability to succeed, then this may be the position for you! To learn more about Kitsap County and Juvenile and Family Court Services please visit our website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/juv/Pages/default.aspx To learn more about Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Academy please visit their website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/cjtc/www/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=408&Itemid=262 QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School diploma; AND Two years offull-time experience working indetention, security,residential treatment, military security or supervision, or closely related field Must be at least 21 years of age. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in the Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, Law Enforcement or related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Must have at least one year of working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check which includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process. These tests may include, but are not limited to, physical agility, written, oral, skill, medical examination, polygraph, and psychological examination. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology, Knowledge of basic self defense techniques and security precautions, Knowledge ofmethods of data collection, documentation and report writing, Knowledge of and ability to preform First aid and CPR treatment. Skill in applyingconstructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information to detainees and others. Skill in planning andorganizing work and completing tasks within prescribed timeframes. Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule, including irregular hours and possibly irregular days and be subject to on-call responsibility. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Ability to maintain routine paper and computer records. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Ability to maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Ability to successfully complete and pass all required tests, examinations and training. Working Conditions Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Twisting, stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing, crouching, sitting, standing, walking and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist) in the course of the job. Adequate vision to observe the behavior of detainees and assess the safety and security of the facility. Adequate hearing to monitor all radio communications for safety and security of the facility, workers, and incarcerated youth. Repetitive motions when manually completing required logs/reports. Speaking/talking when communicating with juvenile detainees. Exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be : Subject to exposure to physical hazards such as: restricted work areas or blood and body fluids requiring the use of safe biohazard and blood borne pathogen prevention methods. Exposed to potentially violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue a juvenile weighing over 100 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Monitor eating, bathing and dressing of juveniles; search quarters and new admissions for contraband and hazardous items; escort juveniles to areas of the Departments buildings. Maintain safety of the pod on assigned shift; assure security procedures are followed; screen approved visitors. Provide supportive encouragement and guidance to youth on a personal basis, utilizing the opportunities afforded during direct supervision pod assignments either in one-to-one or small group situations, and give instruction, advice and assistance on personal problems. Observe and record behavior; physically control disturbed juveniles; respond to emergency situations; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; discipline juveniles for rule infraction. Prepare a file on each juvenile admitted to the facility and maintain a written shift record of activities of juveniles.Create a computer record of admission and release of each juvenile in computer system. Maintain orderly appearance of assigned area; launder clothing and bedding utilizing hazardous waste protocol if needed; dispense health and grooming items. Assist the arresting law enforcement officer or intake officer in admitting or releasing juveniles from the facility. Collect data on juveniles to compile social history; provide data for use in diagnosis and Court reports; participate with the supervisor in preparing diagnostic/behavioral reports. Central control and lead post pod position includes responsibility for all internal movement, control and security; monitoring of all two-way radio communications and all camera and security systems. Assist juveniles in cultivating appropriate social, behavioral, and interpersonal skills and attitudes useful in community living; lead recreational activities and give instruction in games. Respond to inquiries within scope of knowledge or transfer inquiries to supervisor. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours will vary, depending on assigned shift. Employees in this department are considered essential employees and must report to work regardless of inclement weather or other conditions. Open until filled and the applications received for this recruitment may bereviewedforfuture openings. If you are having technical difficulties, creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 525-5627 or email support@neogov.com. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 30, 2019
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. Make a difference in your community! Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services is looking to create an extra help roster for all shifts. We are seeking committed individuals who have a passion for working with youth as a Juvenile Detention Officer. If you are committed to providing innovative, comprehensive and effective services to youth, families, schools and the community and have a professional and caring demeanor, this career might be right for you! We have an exciting opportunity for Juvenile Detention Officer to join our team. Incumbents in this position provide supervision and care of juveniles placed in the Kitsap County Detention Facility. Responsibilities include providing direction and guidance to juveniles, as well as disciplining when appropriate, and in accordance with well-defined procedures. If you have experience working with youth, are able to set appropriate boundaries, value diversity, and feel that every individual has the ability to succeed, then this may be the position for you! To learn more about Kitsap County and Juvenile and Family Court Services please visit our website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/juv/Pages/default.aspx To learn more about Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Academy please visit their website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/cjtc/www/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=408&Itemid=262 QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School diploma; AND Two years offull-time experience workingin detention, security,residential treatment, military security or supervision, or closely related field. Must be at least 21 years of age. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in the Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, Law Enforcement or related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Must have at least one year of working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check which includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process. These tests may include, but are not limited to, physical agility, written, oral, skill, medical examination, polygraph, and psychological examination. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology, Knowledge of basic self defense techniques and security precautions, Knowledge ofmethods of data collection, documentation and report writing, Knowledge of and ability to preform First aid and CPR treatment. Skill in applyingconstructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information to detainees and others. Skill in planning andorganizing work and completing tasks within prescribed timeframes. Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule, including irregular hours and possibly irregular days and be subject to on-call responsibility. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Ability to maintain routine paper and computer records. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Ability to maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Ability to successfully complete and pass all required tests, examinations and training. Working Conditions Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Twisting, stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing, crouching, sitting, standing, walking and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist) in the course of the job. Adequate vision to observe the behavior of detainees and assess the safety and security of the facility. Adequate hearing to monitor all radio communications for safety and security of the facility, workers, and incarcerated youth. Repetitive motions when manually completing required logs/reports. Speaking/talking when communicating with juvenile detainees. Exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be : Subject to exposure to physical hazards such as: restricted work areas or blood and body fluids requiring the use of safe biohazard and blood borne pathogen prevention methods. Exposed to potentially violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue a juvenile weighing over 100 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Monitor eating, bathing and dressing of juveniles; search quarters and new admissions for contraband and hazardous items; escort juveniles to areas of the Departments buildings. Maintain safety of the pod on assigned shift; assure security procedures are followed; screen approved visitors. Provide supportive encouragement and guidance to youth on a personal basis, utilizing the opportunities afforded during direct supervision pod assignments either in one-to-one or small group situations, and give instruction, advice and assistance on personal problems. Observe and record behavior; physically control disturbed juveniles; respond to emergency situations; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; discipline juveniles for rule infraction. Prepare a file on each juvenile admitted to the facility and maintain a written shift record of activities of juveniles.Create a computer record of admission and release of each juvenile in computer system. Maintain orderly appearance of assigned area; launder clothing and bedding utilizing hazardous waste protocol if needed; dispense health and grooming items. Assist the arresting law enforcement officer or intake officer in admitting or releasing juveniles from the facility. Collect data on juveniles to compile social history; provide data for use in diagnosis and Court reports; participate with the supervisor in preparing diagnostic/behavioral reports. Central control and lead post pod position includes responsibility for all internal movement, control and security; monitoring of all two-way radio communications and all camera and security systems. Assist juveniles in cultivating appropriate social, behavioral, and interpersonal skills and attitudes useful in community living; lead recreational activities and give instruction in games. Respond to inquiries within scope of knowledge or transfer inquiries to supervisor. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours will vary, depending on assigned shift. Employees in this department are considered essential employees and must report to work regardless of inclement weather or other conditions. Open until filled and the applications received for this recruitment may bereviewedforfuture openings. If you are having technical difficulties, creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 525-5627 or email support@neogov.com. Closing Date/Time: Continuous