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.

 

25 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office seeks qualified applicants to join our team as a Deputy Sheriff. We welcome all candidates who want to serve their community by pursuing a law enforcement career. Please see below for important information about required qualifications and the recruitment process. Also, visit our webpage and follow us on Facebook . Teamwork,Integrity,Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Deputy Sheriff1 (Entry Level) Deputy Sheriff2 (Lateral/Experienced) QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience - Entry Level Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Required Education and Experience - Lateral Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).; AND One year of employment as a full-time (full police powers) commissioned law enforcement officer for a state police/patrol, county sheriff's office or municipal police agency; AND Successfully completed an agency's law enforcement patrol FTO and probationary program; AND Applicants must be currently employed or not be separated from employment for more than one year as a full-time, commissioned law enforcement officer by a state police/patrol, county sheriff's office or municipal police agency at the time of application. All interested entry level and lateral candidates should also review KCSO agency information, requirements, disqualifying criteria, and application process information at our Public Safety Agency Page . Application Process The start point for all KCSO law enforcement positions is with a valid Public Safety Testing (PST) Law Enforcement Exam ( www.publicsafetytesting.com ). Here are the steps to get started: Visit the PST website and choose your career path (Law Enforcement, Corrections, or both). Select Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in. Review and agree to the required qualifications to join our team. Select a date and time for your Law Enforcement Exam. Create an applicant profile. Filling out your profile ensures that agencies have the information required for the hiring process. Take your test. Be prepared to succeed when you arrive at your test location. If you list Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in, we will receive the results of your written and physical fitness tests. We will then send you an invitation to apply to Kitsap County . We will receive your online application, screen it to ensure you qualify, and then place you on a hiring register if you meet our eligibility requirements. Your PST score will determine your position on that register. You will be eligible for further steps in the hiring process (i.e., background investigation, oral boards, etc.) for six months after placement on the hiring register. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Entry Level Candidates: Base Salary $69,160 - $88,254 currently, with an approved 3.5%wage increase in 2021. Assignment pay for special duty (Detective, Investigator, K9, Bomb Tech, S&R, FTO, Traffic Collision Specialist, SWAT, SRO, CRO, Drug Recognition Expert) Longevity incentives. Language pay (2%) for certified bilingual capability in approved languages. Shift Differential pay. Lateral Candidates: Base Salary for eligible lateral candidates ranges from $72,612 - $88,254 currently, with an approved 3.5%wage increase in 2021. All pay incentives outlined above. KCSO may, at its discretion, offer one or more of the following lateral hiring incentives: Recognize prior service time as a full-time commissioned law enforcement officer for purposes of calculating longevity and annual leave accrual rate One week (53.3 hours) of annual leave and one week of sick leave in addition to determined accrual rate A sign-on bonus not to exceed $5,000 with half to be paid upon hire and half to be paid upon completion of the probationary period More information about the pay and benefits offered to Kitsap County Deputy Sheriffs can be found in the Deputy Sheriff's Guild Collective Bargaining Agreement .Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW The mission of Kitsap Recovery Center is to promote healthy lifestyles and communities through superior, responsive, cost-effective chemical dependency treatment services leading to improved quality of life for those involved in or affected by chemical dependency. Kitsap Recovery Center (KRC), located in East Bremerton, provides both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services. KRC is state-approved and utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) treatment criteria. Treatment Aides assist in providing responsible alcohol and drug recovery services support work in accordance with established standards at Kitsap Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. In addition to working with alcohol and drug dependent patients, duties include assisting with light housekeeping, laundry, and food service for patients and resident guests housed in the facility. Employees must be able to rotate shifts, with varying days off, work nights and/or weekends and are expected to be able to perform the functions and duties of all shifts. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Six months of responsible support work experience in the area of health care and/or inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Preferred Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in or medical environment; AND/OR Experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there by no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Aide. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance and a positive work ethic/attitude. Ability to : Appear, and stay, for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately maintain routine/basic logs and records. Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Exercise tact, initiative and good judgment in performing duties. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Work is performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents must be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends, and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards may occur occasionally when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision is necessary when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Assist in delivery of treatment services in detoxification and intensive inpatient programs. Under supervision, assist in providing medication to patients. Assist administering the urinalysis (UA) testing process as well as completing and maintaining records and document in support of programs and services administered by the Kitsap Recovery Center. Assist in maintaining logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Assist in enforcing all rules and regulations of the facility; maintaining safety of patients, resident guests and facility and making regular security checks on rooms and facilities.Respond to emergencies. Interact with patients and provide encouragement and support in their treatment program. Perform light housekeeping and laundry duties.Assist with food service to patients and resident guests. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This is a continuous posting until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. The Public Works Sewer Utilities Division is looking for people to join our team! This ideal candidate is one that loves working outdoors and making a difference in our community! This position performs manual labor duties including operatingheavy equipment andCDLvehicles!This unique opportunity allows individuals withjust one year of experience to get their foot in the door and start training up to a specialist level. However, if you already haveexperience at the Specialist Leveland the certification required, this allows us to consider you at the higher level! Ifthis sounds like a perfect job for you...please apply and start working on your career at Kitsap County! Position Information This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of manual labor duties in(depending on area of assignment) construction and maintenance of sanitary sewage collection systems, stormwater drainage conveyance systems, detention/retention ponds or grounds mainly associated with the County Sewer Utility and Stormwater Divisions and provides assistance to the Solid Waste Division at times. Areas of Assignment There are four distinct work groups in this division and incumbents may be assigned to any of the four work groups during employment. The following is a general overview of each workgroup (duties may very based on the area of assignment): GSS/LID work group (Green stormwater solutions/low impact development): Enhanced ponds, swales, ditches, bio-retention systems, and modular wetlands. Horticulture and landscape experience that will include, but not limited to: pruning, spreading bark, compost, topsoil, weeding, applying herbicide and plant identification. Small equipment operation: chain saws, weed eaters, augers, backpack blowers, hydro seeder, mowers, and hand tools. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveled right-of-ways. Stormwater Retrofit/Construction work group- for Stormwater and Sewer Utility: Underground utility construction requires operating equipment/vehicles such as: excavators, track loader, backhoe, dozer, sweeper, loader, compactor and dump truck for installing pipe (sewer, storm, water); shooting grade; laying asphalt and concrete. Operate small tools/ equipment - compactors, roto-hammers, laser level, jackhammer, cut-off saw, plate compactor, etc. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveled right-of-ways. Stormwater Maintenance - Pond, swale and catch basin maintenance work group: Stormwater maintenance and systems requires operating equipment/vehicles such as: eductor trucks, dump trucks, loaders, mowers (slope and tractor), and operate the decant facility. Small equipment operations: weed eaters, loaders, hand tools, chain saws, hedgers, pole saw Work with the Public Works Summer program coaching and mentoring College students. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveled right-of-ways. Sewer Collections - system maintenance work group: Systems maintenance and sewer gravity and forcemain pipe repair/installation. Operate equipment and vehicles such as: eductor trucks, dump trucks and related equipment to include some small equipment repair. Conduct Closed Circuit TV/video to inspect sewer and stormwater conveyance. Some landscaping and herbicide. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveled right-of-ways. *All positions require the ability to operate pickup trucks, single/tandem axle trucks, and other related equipment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS M&O Technician Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and One year of experience in underground utilities, construction, repair, replacement and maintenance, road construction/maintenance or equivalent trade school. Valid Washington State driver's license M&O Specialist Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Threeyears of experience in underground utilities, construction, repair, replacement and maintenance, road construction/maintenance; one year of equivalent trade school may substitute for up to one year of experience. ValidWashington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed,Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification,Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification and Erosion and Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead. 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(This is also required for individuals with the Commercial License Permit): 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 Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric and respirator testing (in accordance with WAC 296-842-150 and WAC 296-817-400). Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. M&O Technician At time of appointment, the successful candidate must possess: Valid Washington State driver's license Within one year of employment, must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications: Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification Possess a valid Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed. Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead M&OSpecialist At time of appointment, the successful candidate must possess: Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification Possess a valid Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed. Erosion and Sediment Control Certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Standard practices, methods, tools and materials utilized in the construction and maintenance of underground utilities. Safe working practices and procedures. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Read and understand blueprints and specifications. Perform basic mathematical calculations. Learn to operate trucks, backhoe, sewer flushing unit, vacuum eductor and related equipment. Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24- hour standby duty.) Properly wear a breathing apparatus when working in confined spaces. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Positions in this class typically require: Work performed primarily in the field maintaining roads, stormwater/detention ponds and road rights of way, in the maintenance yard arranging material stockpiles and equipment, and in gravel and quarry mines processing materials. Position requires traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites, and standing and balancing for extended periods of time when flagging traffic. Operate heavy equipment (controlled with using both hands and feet simultaneously), various standup mowers and drive a variety of CDL vehicle. Frequent climbing in and out of equipment and vehicles. Sitting for long periods of time when operating vehicles or equipment. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, climbing (ladders/stairs), standing, balancing, adequate vision to operate power equipment, and establish traffic control. Handling and grasping items such as; documents, materials, hand tools, debris. Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment, inspect roads/sewage/storm drainage lines, etc., and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, sirens, radio and telephone. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Must possess the physical strength, agility and coordination required to operate heavy equipment such as but not limited to: backhoes, pavers, dozers and graders. Exertion of force of up to 50 lbs. regularly and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 25 pounds continually to lift/carry/push/pull/move objects and to operate a variety of power equipment/tools, hoists, lifts, and vehicles. Working out of doors for extended periods of time under unfavorable inclement weather conditions (i.e. heat, cold, rain, wind, snow). Working around various hazards associated with vehicle traffic, vegetation, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, noxious fumes, pollen, grasses, vapors, sewage and dust. Frequent operation of heavy equipment and large trucks in areas of high traffic and confined spaces. Subject to call-out during non-working hours. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. 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: (Depending on Area of Assignment) Learn to operate and assist in the operation of dozers, backhoe, hoist truck, high velocity hydraulic sewer cleaners, sewer flushing unit, storm water drain flushing unit, vacuum eductor, closed circuit TV inspection equipment; sewer grouting or sealing equipment and related equipment used for construction, maintenance, repair of sanitary sewer systems water systems, drain-fields, and storm drainage systems. Assist in the maintenance of storm water detention/retention ponds and sewage pump station wet wells. Operate and maintain stormwater decant facility. Assist in the repair or replacement of culverts, catch basins, manholes, pipes, oil/water separators, emergency overflow spillways and dikes. Maintain valving and other appurtenances associated. Operate pickup trucks, single/tandem axle trucks, and other related equipment. Operate and install proper equipment to insure safe working conditions in all ditches, confined spaces and potentially hazardous locations. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen to protect both the public and the working personnel at a jobsite and in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveled right-of-ways. Learn to calculate flow rates, volumes, etc. for sewer or storm work. Other Job Duties: May oversee and assign work of seasonal workers. 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) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Public Works Utilities - Local 589. For more information about the collective bargaining agreement: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Collective-Bargaining-Agreements.aspx. 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 . Per the collective bargaining agreement: If hired as a Technician,candidates mustbe performing satisfactory and then within twenty-four {24) months of their date of hire or transfer the employee must obtain the necessary qualifications to be placed on the Duty Roster. Once an employee has been placed on the Duty Roster, they shall be moved into the M&O Specialist pay scale at the step which is closest to but not below their rate of pay as an M&O Technician. Work hours for this position are 7AM-3:30PM. In the summer the schedule changes to a 9/80 schedule which allows for every other Friday off. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. **This posting will be used to fill multiple positions, regular and extra help.** Closing Date/Time: 3/8/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference inyour community! Become a part of the Kitsap County team -- do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. The Kitsap County Office of Public Defense is staffed with outstanding attorneys dedicated to providing very high quality representation to individuals charged with felony crimes. We have an exciting opportunity for an Attorney to join our team. The incumbent will be responsible for preparing and trying felony criminal cases in Superior Court, many of which involve complex litigation. This position will also handle misdemeanor cases. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the criminal laws of the State of Washington, as well as the Washington State and the United States Constitutions. Our new team member will understand evidence and criminal rules, and rules of professional conduct, as well as preparation of criminal cases to include expert witness and forensic evidence issues. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Juris Doctorate from a recognized and accredited law school Three years of felony work experience An active member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association Preferred Experience Experience working with Kitsap County Courts 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 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office or a courtroom setting Incumbents may be exposed to hostile individuals while in the courtroom setting, while visiting sites and interviewing witnesses, especially at off-site locations ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Review and evaluate evidence Represent individuals charged with felonies, at all stages of the criminal proceedings Provide support, education, and coverage to Public Defender 1 positions, and assist other public defenders as assigned Serve subpoenas, summonses, and other required documents to witnesses and suspects OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Classified as "at will". Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Chief Public Defender. 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: 3/8/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW The pay range for SUDPT is $20.45 - $28.88. The pay range forSUDP is $23.91 - 33.78. Make a difference in your community! Become a part of the Kitsap County team. Do what you love, while serving the citizens where you live. Kitsap Recovery Center is hiring for a Substance Use Disorder Professionalto perform individual, group, and family counseling in our inpatient setting.The incumbent is responsible for providing individual, group and family counseling for persons dealing with alcohol and drug related problems; program development and administration; conducting educational classes and lectures to inpatients and families; assisting administering the UA testing process; conducting intake assessments and maintaining required paperwork per program policies and procedures and WAC requirements; as well as maintaining records and documents in support of programs and services administered by Kitsap Recovery Center, maintaining professional standards, including adhering to Kitsap Recovery Center Ethical Standards, following the treatment policies and procedures of Kitsap Recovery Center, and complying with Federal, State and local regulations. Kitsap Recovery Center (KRC), located in Port Orchard, provides both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services. KRC is state-approved and utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) treatment criteria. The facility housesinpatient treatment beds, sub acute detoxification beds, and triage beds. Employees include treatment staff, administrative support staff and two private consultants contracted to provide medical and dietary advice and assistance.Annually, approximately 2,000 adult men and women receive chemical dependency treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction. KRC serves primarily low-income and Medicaid-eligible clients. It also accepts clients with private insurance and provides information, education and referrals to all county residents. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Must be a Substance Use DisorderProfessional (SUDP), registered in good standing with the Washington State Department of Health, with six months case management experience in a substance abuse/chemical dependency, mental or behavioral health treatment environment. Six months Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee(SUDPT) experience as an employee of Kitsap Recovery Center will be accepted as equivalent to the required six months case management experience. SUDPTapplicants must have completed all educational requirements towards advancement and attainment of the Washington State Substance Use Disorder ProfessionalCertification and must have completed at least 500 hours ofchemical dependencycounseling training in accordance with the standards of Washington Administrative Code 246.811.030. Note: Education requirements must be supported by transcripts provided prior to appointment and may be met by: An associate's degree in human services or related field; or successful completion of ninety (90) quarter or sixty (60) semester college credits from an approved school.Coursework must include at least forty-five (45) quarter or thirty (30) semester credits relating to the chemical dependency profession and shall include the topics specific to alcohol and drug addicted individuals as listed in Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246.811.030.2.All applicants, regardless of other degrees or licenses, must have completed the coursework listed. Applicants with Bachelor's degrees are preferred. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the effects of alcohol and drug addiction, and the ability to evaluate, assess, diagnose, and treat those with addictions. Must have skills and knowledge in group and individual counseling techniques, case management, HIPAA, and confidentiality requirements under state and federal law. 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 including continuing education requirements of Washington Administrative Code 246.211. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Provide a copy of Washington StateSubstance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) certification ordocumentation of training hours completed and a copy of Washington State Substance Use DisorderProfessional Trainee (SUDPT) certification. Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there be no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed at Kitsap Recovery Center. 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) 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 at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour, 7 day per week facility.The incumbent may be required to work over 40 hours in a week, and may be exposed to physical hazards while working with hostile clients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision is necessary when preparing logs and observing clients. Position requires frequent sitting, standing and walking through the work area, occasional pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds. Speaking/talking on the telephone and in-person is required during frequent contact/communication with the public, patients, program graduates and other departments. Some holiday and overtime work may be required. 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. 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: Provide courtroom testimony as required. Conduct intake interviews/assessments and individual and group counseling sessions with clients. Lead discussions and presents lectures and films for group sessions, including, but not limited to, the disease process of chemical dependency, physiological effects of alcohol and other drugs, family dynamics, recovery, etc. Enter, retrieve and maintain accurate client records and information using a computer. Maintain accurate and current records on each client in accordance with the agency procedure for client records including intake data, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries. Complete required Federal, State and local forms for each client. Provide appropriate contact with referring agencies including assessment centers, courts, probation officers and the Department of Social and Health Services. Coordinate efforts with local agencies and the community to provide necessary services for clients. Provide appropriate contact with referring agencies including assessment centers, courts, probation services and the Department of Social and Health Services. Give instruction on all program rules and expectations. May oversee or assist with special assigned projects such as Emergency Homeless Housing Programs. Conduct quality reviews of charts and files completed by assigned program staff to insure compliance with established requirements and standards. Enforce the rules and regulations of the program without prejudice. Other Job Duties: May assist in maintaining database of detoxification, triage and emergency homeless housing program patients. 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 non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is eligible for overtime. Non-represented and governed under the policies of 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 will be a continuous posting until filled. Applications will be screened weekly. ** Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Enjoy working in the great outdoors? We've got the perfect spring/summer job for you! Join our Noxious Weed Team! Mission Statement The mission of the Kitsap County Noxious weed Control Board is to educate county residents, property owners and managers to be responsible stewards of the land and resources of Kitsap County by protecting and preserving all lands and natural resources of the county from the degrading impact of invasive noxious weeds Position Information Under direction of the assigned supervisor, the inspector assists in implementation of the Noxious Weed Board programs by performinglabor related tasks in the fieldtocontrol of noxious weeds in Kitsap County. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS No experience required! We will train you to become aWSDA licensed applicator! Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting - including a pre-employment medical examination. Within one week of employment: Obtain thethe license for a WSDAapplicator Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to learn techniques and methods of weed identification, general safety precautions for working on roadways, and general safety precautions for working with chemicals and registered herbicides. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and retain general procedures and workflow practices. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Comply with safety protocol. Operate weed eradication equipment. Work in adverse and physically taxing field conditions. Take good and legible notes. Read and apply directions from maps or GPS system and travel throughout Kitsap County. Follow labels and specific directions on them. Physically perform the work and workwith registered herbicides. Working Condition/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Positions in this class typically require: Work is performed primarily in a field environment with travel throughout Kitsap County to perform on-site weed control work. May be exposed to pesticides while performing on-site weed control. Positions typically require bending, balancing, reaching, and/or stooping while traversing all types of terrain. May be required to walk and stand for long periods of time while pulling weeds, etc.Must be able to safely operate power equipment/tools. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Dust, chemical fumes, herbicide, insecticides and pesticides. Potentially hazardous conditions when driving or maintaining spraying at various locations in a variety of weather conditions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions of this class). Essential Job Functions: Perform manual labor tasks, proper use of herbicides, light equipment maintenance, plant ID, data collection and record keeping, GPS/Smart phone infestation mapping, communicate rules/regulations/technical information to landowners. Work with the County Weed Coordinator to detect, identify and eradicate noxious weed infestations. Take notes and maintain records related to noxious weed reports and complaints. Assist with administrative duties associated with RCW 17.10 Other Job Functions: Perform other 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. Thisseasonal positionis pending approval ofa resolution for"Regular, Limited Term" designation and will be covered underthe Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308.(Pending Memorandum of Understanding with AFSCME 1308) Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This position is open continuously until filled.Applications will be reviewed weekly and interviews will be scheduled as soon as there is a qualified applicant pool. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Feb 12, 2020
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
Feb 12, 2020
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 Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Due to an ongoing demand to recruit for this position, this position will be continually open to fill vacancies throughout the year as needed by the department. Applicants will be screened on a continuous basis and interviews will be conducted when a valid applicant pool has been established. Once interviews have been completed, passing scores will be utilized to establish a hiring register. Hiring registers are valid for only six months. Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Public Works prepares for Board approval the Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Annual Construction Program.The purpose of the TIP is to update and coordinate the County's future plans for road and transportation improvements. For more information click on this link: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/sixyear_tip.htm Important Information This posting is to establish a register for M & O Specialist positions within the Public Works Roads Division for the next six months (the register may be extended up to one year upon the Public Works Director's request). Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges for the Kitsap County Public Works Department. The incumbent is progressively responsible for performing a wide variety of heavy physical labor, for driving single and tandem axle trucks to and from designated locations for the purpose of hauling materials, equipment and personnel, and for operating heavy duty or specialized construction equipment. The incumbent may work as part of a crew and/or as an individual performing various road maintenance work. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED Three years of experience in road maintenance and construction, or related work which includesexperience operating heavy road maintenance equipment,and/or tandem axle trucks; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to appointment the successful candidate must: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude Within30 days of appointment, the successful candidate must: Posses CDL permit and medical card. Within twelve months of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess current Washington State Traffic Flagging certification Possess current Washington State Industrial First Aid certification Possess current Erosion and Sediment Control certification Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: CDL Driver: Operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must [have a current or obtain within 12 months of employment] a Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed. Prior to CDL Assignment: CDL drivers must submit a driving abstract and a current medical card. CDL Drivers in accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures for CDL Drivers, no employee will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening; and enter into a random DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing process. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of: Standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in road maintenance work. The use of hand and power tools used in construction trades. Occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with the operation and maintenance of construction equipment including safe lifting techniques. Safe operation of commercial vehicles. Applicable traffic laws, ordinances, and rules, including proper flagging techniques, proper and safe vehicle operation. Proper load distribution in loading vehicles. Methods, tools and materials used in maintaining equipment. Correct lifting techniques. Skills and/or Ability to: Operate equipment and tools such as commercial and standard motor vehicles, heavy equipment, shovels, rakes, and small tools. Apply appropriate safety measures and use of personal protective equipment. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and perform a wide variety of manual labor tasks. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Work independently, as well as part of a team, in the performance of assigned duties. Demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position. Safely operate and progress in the various types of road equipment, heavy trucks (CDL), and tools. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Accurately document work accomplished, materials incorporated, and equipment utilized. Plan and organize work assignments, and to complete them within prescribed timeframes. Work all shifts including swing, graveyard, holiday, and weekend. Work out of doors for extended periods under unfavorable working and inclement weather conditions. Apply the safety precautions associated with the occupational hazards of the work performed. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required including working nights, weekends and holidays. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Physically perform the essential functions of the position under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in the field (outside) for extended periods of time under unfavorable weather conditions: maintaining roads and road rights of way, maintenance yard working with material stockpiles and equipment, and quarry mines processing materials. Hazards associated with this work include working in traffic, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, vapors, and dust. Positions require traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites when walking, standing and balancing for extended periods of time such as flagging; exposure to all weather conditions. Sitting when operating vehicles or equipment. Frequent bending, stooping, and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist). Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone; speaking adequate to communicate effectively and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Exertion of force of up to 75 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to use and operate a variety of power equipment, shovel large quantities of materials, and operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, pavers, dozers and graders. Requires use of protective gear such as rain gear, rubber boots, or coveralls, as needed. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Examples of Duties (May vary upon assignment) Heavy manual labor in the maintenance of County Roads and Bridges, such as digging ditches, cleaning culverts, cutting brush, raking materials, sweeping and operation of small tools such as chain saws, weed eaters, hedge trimmers and plate compactors. Operate heavy duty or specialized road construction equipment while in-training, as part of a crew or in isolation, such as: oil distribution truck, dozers, excavators, belt loader, loaders, ditching machines, graders, pavers, rollers, brush cutters, spray trucks, backhoe, rock screen, single axle trucks, tandem axle trucks, snow plow, brine truck, bucket truck, asphalt milling machine, etc. Traffic Control Flagging which includes: Flag traffic and place traffic cones and other devices to insure a smooth flow. Maintain daily reports of time, equipment usage and material handling. Provide on the job training and mentorship to entry level personnel. Perform duties of lower classifications as needed. Other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. The Superior Court is the court of general jurisdiction in Kitsap County, having original and appellate jurisdiction as authorized by the Washington State Constitution and the laws of the State of Washington. The Superior Court is created to resolve criminal felony cases, civil cases,dependency cases, family law cases including paternity matters and adoptions, private and guardianship matters, domestic violence cases, mental health cases, and appeals from the District and Municipal Courts in Kitsap County. The Superior Court is a court of record, and is required to always be open, except on non-judicial days. We have an exciting opportunity for a Court Reporter to join our team. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs professional technical work to record a verbatim, accurate report of all Superior Court proceedings ranging from divorce to capital murder, personal injury and asbestos litigation and including ex parte, pro se dissolutions, hearings and domestic violence calendars.The incumbent also transcribes proceedings pursuant to statutes as requested. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Three years of court reporting experience; AND Report and transcribe accurately 175 wpm of the judge's charge or 200 wpm of testimony each for five consecutive minutes. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Proficiency in real-time court reporting and experience reporting in Washington Superior Courts or Courts of General Jurisdiction in other States. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Possess a State of Washington Court Reporter Certification through the Department of Licensing per Washington State Law. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Be bondable. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in a courtroom setting. Work hours may vary with little or no notice, due to jury, witness or judges' requests. Requires clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately. Positions in this class typically require: bending, stooping, reaching, handling/grasping documents, sitting for extended periods of time, walking short distances, vision sufficient to read source materials and computer screen data and repetitive motions for computer use. Requires exertion of force of up to 30 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Sufficient hearing to accurately capture/transcribe court proceedings Incumbents may be: 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: Accurately record all courtroom and/or chambers proceedings, hearings, ex parte, pro se dissolutions, domestic violence calendars, paternity calendars,criminal court, and any other process requested to be recorded by the judge; research any incomplete citations, name spellings, etc. to assure complete accuracy of the record. Provide transcripts of court proceedings in whole or in part as requested during the course of the trial in compliance with an appeal request, or at the request of the judges; may acquire the services of a "scopist" when necessary to assure timely filing and completion of the transcript request; proof transcript, certifying the transcript as true and correct and deliver them to the appropriate party, and provide ASCII (computer compatible) disks, per statute, and has the ability to e-mail transcripts. Read from sections of trial proceedings in open courtroom or chambers as requested.Utilize real-time capabilities and provide real-time translation for proceedings to judges, as requested. Index and file all court proceedings notes, disks and related materials as required and in accordance with established procedures. Purchase, operate and maintain all court reportingand transcription equipment and materials necessary for the completion of work assignments; update equipment and software periodically so as to keep up with the latest technology and to provide the most efficient services possible; update and maintain a personal dictionary as well as case-specific dictionaries, such as for technical litigation. Work closely with the Clerk's Office in checking files and exhibits in and out of their office so a complete record is maintained on each case. Other Job Duties: Answer telephone calls, return messages, correspond when required pertaining to every aspect of the reporting and subsequent preparation of transcripts and billings. Keep current on literature regarding aspects of court reporting and attend professional seminars, conferences and other meetings as required to maintain test standings and certificates. Perform other related duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Classified as "at will." Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Superior Court Administrator/Presiding Judge and may have his/her appointment revoked at any time with or without cause and without right to appeal. Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This position will be opened until filled. Applicants will be screened weekly starting on August 16th. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. 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: The Planning and Environmental Programs (PEP) Division of DCD seeks a Long Range Senior Planner toaugment the long-range planning staff and perform professional level planning functions at a project lead level with a high degree of independence.The primary role for this planner will be to identify and define the need for new, revised, or updated legislation, ordinances, or regulations applicable to land development or demographic status and trends. This employee will conduct technical research studies, prepare reports and project summaries, and draft and present proposed ordinances to supervisors and/or other hearing bodies. The ideal candidate will coordinate across functional areas of the planning process such as population growth, natural resource management, transportation and infrastructure, land use regulations, or preparation and updating of legislation, policies and regulations applicable to growth management and land development. This position will be opened until filled. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor Degree in Planning or closely related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education; AND Fouryears of full-time professionalexperience as an associate planner orplanner with an emphasis in community development, urban or regional planning, and/or land use legislation; OR An equivalent combination of experience and education. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Three years professional experience in demography, population growth, housing, and employment. Experience with Washington State Growth Management Act, long range planning, and community planning. Experience using Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience writing, managing, and monitoring grants. AICP Certification. 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. RequiredKnowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of planning principles, practices, regulations, and techniques as they relate to all functional areas. Knowledge of technical aspects of a specific functional area of planning and its relationship to the planning process and the associated research and analysis methodologies and techniques. Knowledge of Washington State Growth Management Act, capital facilities, and infrastructure planning and other related areas. Knowledge of demography, housing and employment, socioeconomic indicators, population trends, community planning principles, geography, public administration and related issues. Knowledge of advanced land use, environmental, transportation, infrastructure and strategic planning. Knowledge of principles and practices of grant administration. Skills in establishing and maintaining cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with others using tact, patience, courtesy and good judgment. Skills in maintaining a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Skills in maintaining confidentiality and adhering to policy and procedures of the department. Skills in independently preparing, researching, and administering plans based on survey and analysis of data, citizen participation, and agency consultation. Skills in reading, interpreting, and applying work related codes, ordinances, legal property descriptions, and other regulations and guidelines applicable to area of assignment. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with the public, developers, contractors, and other governmental agencies and County departments. Ability to work independently andin teams without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Ability to utilize various computer applications specific to the department including databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Ability to work various shifts, evenings, weekends, holidays when needed. Ability to work on both short and long term projects and may have more than one project assignment at any one time. Ability to work in excess of forty hours in a week when needed. 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 Identify and define the need for new, revised or updated legislation, ordinances, or regulations applicable to land development or demographic status and trends; conduct technical research studies; prepare reports and project summaries; draft and present proposed ordinances to supervisor and/or other hearing bodies. Develop and/or revise comprehensive plans, subarea plans, special topic reports, and action plans by compiling land use, land capacity, growth management, housing and other planning related data from reports and field surveys, analyzing implication of background information, formulating goals, policies and alternative plan proposals. Meet statutory, legislative and other deadlines for updated plans, reports, interim and final products and ensure citizen participation aspects of planning processes and outcomes. Negotiate and administer agreements and contracts with consultants, contracting agencies, and other organizations as necessary. Meet with technical advisory personnel to check results of study analysis and to verify applicability of data. Act as a mediator and negotiator in the planning process to find equitable solutions consistent with policies, goals, and regulations of the program and of the County, balancing public and private rights and interests, sensitive to political considerations. Prepare necessary documentation, present evidence, provide testimony, and recommend dispositions to hearing bodies as 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.) Positions in this class typically require: Working primarily in an office with some field inspection work. Attendance at meetings outside of normal working hours at various locations throughout the County and occasional travel outside the County may be required. Walking and balancing (short and long distances) Climbing, including ladders Bending, stooping, twisting Reaching above and/or below shoulder Handling/grasping documents or equipment Sitting for extended periods of time Standing for long periods of time and the ability to walk through rough or uneven terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Hearing audible signals, safety warning devices, phones, traffic, and equipment Vision sufficient to read source materials, computer screen data, see detail or color, review plans, inspect field sites and discriminate color-coded safety information. Repetitive motions for computer, tool and equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally, 35 pounds intermittently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents and other materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Potentially hazardous conditions on construction sites, including machinery and forklifts. Hostile individuals. Inclement weather while conducting field inspections (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces). Road and traffic hazards. Nuisance dust. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. 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. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) DCD focuses on enabling and assisting our Kitsap residents in building quality, affordable, structurally and environmentally safe developments in the Kitsap Community. We provide our team the opportunity to learn and grow within our positive and innovative work environment; we empower our team to make decisions and pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. Please learn more about the department at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/dcd . Whether you want to join our team for just a few years or make a career with Kitsap County, we will provide the training and education to move you through an auto-progression program within the Construction Inspector series. We have an opportunity forfour CONSTRUCTION INSPECTORS to join our team: one full time residential inspector,one full time residentialplans review inspector, one full time development engineering/building inspector,and oneresidential/commercial inspector/plans reviewer(limited-term through 31 December 2020). Depending on qualifications, we will bring you on at one of the following levels in the Construction Inspection series: CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN GENERAL OVERVIEW This category is designed as a trainee/apprentice position to progress through the construction inspection series. Incumbents will develop skills in the area of inspections and/or plans review in one or more of the following areas: land use, residential/commercial, structural/building, roads, fire, stormwater and sewer utility. ($46,134-$63,606) CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 1 GENERAL OVERVIEW An employee in the Construction Inspector 1 classification performs basic general and discipline specific plan review and on-site inspection work in support of a variety of residential, commercial, development engineering, fire, land use or other applications, projects, inquiries or compliance actions. Authorizes issuance of building permits and inspection approvals, answers citizen inquiries, assists with enforcement actions and maintains inspection and other records in electronic and paper formats as required. ($49,733-$68,557) CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 2GENERAL OVERVIEW An employee in Construction Inspector 2 classification performs general and multiple discipline specific plan review and on-site inspection work in support of a variety of residential, commercial, development engineering, fire, land use or other applications, projects, inquiries or compliance actions. Authorizes issuance of building permits and inspection approvals, answers citizen inquiries, assists with enforcement actions and maintains inspection and other records in electronic and paper formats as required. ($53,331-$73,507) QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN Required Education and Experience High school diploma or GED; AND One (1) year of related education or construction inspection/plans review experience; OR Successful completion of Kitsap county DCD internship program; OR Equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 1 Required Education and Experience High school diploma or GED; AND Two (2) years discipline specific residential, commercial, or development engineeringconstruction inspection or plan review experience; OR Completion of one year as a Construction Technician at Kitsap County in the desired discipline specific area; OR An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Current certification from the International Codes Council (ICC) as a Residential or Commercial Building Inspector or Plans Examiner (or CECSL and significant development engineering experience and training for DE specific work). Preferred Education and Experience Associate or higher Degree or technical certificate in engineering, fire protection, building construction, or related field. Additional, current certification from the International Codes Council (ICC) in Building or Residential Inspection, Plans Examiner, or related certifications. Experiencewith electronic plans review software such as Bluebeam or CAD. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 2 Required Education and Experience High school diploma or GED; AND Four (4) years of discipline specific residential, commercial or development engineering construction inspection or plan review experience; OR Completion of one year as a Construction Inspector 1 at Kitsap County int he desired discipline specific area; OR An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Must possess at least two (2) of the following certifications: ICC Commercial Plans Examiner certification ICC Residential Plans Examiner certification ICC Residential Construction Inspector certification ICC Commercial Construction Inspector certification CECSL and significant development engineering experience and training for DE specific work Preferred Education and Experience One year of supervisory or lead worker experience. Associates or higher degree in Engineering, Fire Protection,Construction Management, Building Construction, or closely related field. Additional certifications from the International Codes Council (ICC) in Residential or Building Inspection. Experiencewith electronic plans review software such as Bluebeam or CAD. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1 : Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements (Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements.) Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit a copy of required ICC certifications (Construction Inspector 1 or 2) Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a medical evaluation that includes a physical, fitness, and audiometric testing. Within twelve months of employment, the successful candidate must: Construction Technician . Satisfactorily complete an in-house training program and obtain at least one of the following ICC certifications: ICC Commercial Plans Examiner certification ICC Residential Plans Examiner certification ICC Residential Construction Inspector certification ICC Commercial Construction Inspector certification Construction Inspector 1 Satisfactorily complete an in-house training program and obtain at least one additional of the following ICC certifications: ? ICC Commercial Plans Examiner certification ICC Residential Plans Examiner certification ICC Residential Construction Inspector certification ICC Commercial Construction Inspector certification Construction Inspector 2 In addition to having at least two ICC certifications at the time of hire all Construction Inspector 2 candidates must complete in in-house training program Working Conditions/Physical Activities (Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in an office environment and in the field at construction sites. Positions in this class typically require: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting, Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. May occasionally be exposed to physical hazards from obstacles, heavy equipment, construction materials, locations at, above or below grade, various airborne pollutants, chemicals, heavy metals, spray paints, loud noises, and domestic animals on construction sites. May require climbing steps and ladders, entry into attics and crawl spaces, traversing rough, slippery and / or uneven terrain on construction or other sites. Field inspections or evaluations may require extended periods of walking or standing, driving or riding in a passenger vehicle, keyboarding, looking up or down and handling small hand tools like flashlights and clipboards. Don and use head, hearing, foot, eye and fall protection (as needed) Personal Protection Experience is required. Ability to crawl, climb ladders or temporary scaffolding stoop, duck, kneel, twist, extend arms above head to accomplish required examinations; and, balance sufficient to traverse walkways, uneven or slippery surfaces, ascend and descend ladders and stairs. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions at constructions sites. Required Knowledge of: Construction practices, applicable codes, ordinances, regulations and techniques relative to residential, commercial, and civil construction activities. Requirements, responsibilities and authority of county and local governments regarding land development, building construction, fire protection and land use. Skills and/or Abilities to: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Operate a computer with specialized permit management software and the Microsoft Office Suite of products. Read, interpret and evaluate construction or other documents (plans, specifications, maps, engineering drawings, calculations, reports and similar to determine compliance with applicable regulations or design parameters. Correctly apply the requirements of the applicable codes, standards and regulations to materials submitted in support of permit applications. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of plan review activities. Perform semi-complex mathematical calculations. Interact effectively with applicants and the public to provide general information and answer specific questions relative to applications. To learn the geography of Kitsap County. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN Essential Job Functions Assist in evaluating proposed plans and specifications for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Assist in inspect structures being constructed for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Perform mathematical calculations such as allowable building height, number of stories, heat loss, stress compliance factors, composition of structural components, soils, and load bearing capacity. Prepare a list of corrections or clarification of reviewed plans and communicate this to applicant, contractor and/or engineers orally or in writing as required. Prepare a post-inspection list for applicants regarding corrections required. Respond to public inquiries in person, in writing, and on the phone, regarding construction related matters and permit process procedures, translating technical and building code information and available alternatives. Participate in staff consultations advising applicants of code requirements and troubleshooting potential construction problems. Maintain regular office hours and meet with applicants and the public during office hours. Provide code interpretations, research questionable issues, providing necessary office and field support as needed. Perform limited building inspections. Perform limited site evaluations as required to determine adequacy of submittals. Use the department's record-keeping and permit management system to track permit activities, building inspection results, permit files, permit status, and related records. Keep current on changing codes and building practices through continuing education (seminars, classes, meetings) and reading of applicable journals. Maintain required certifications. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 1 Essential Job Functions Evaluate proposed plans and specifications for compliance with single discipline specific building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Inspect structures being constructed for compliance with single discipline specific building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Perform mathematical calculations such as allowable building height, number of stories, heat loss, stress compliance factors, composition of structural components, soils, and load bearing capacity. Check fire-resistive construction for required exterior walls, occupancy and area separations, floor-ceiling assemblies, including fire doors and erosion control and backflow prevention. Authorize issuance or denial of permits. Prepare a list of corrections or clarification of reviewed plans and communicate this to applicant, contractor and/or engineers orally or in writing as required. Prepare a post-inspection list for applicants regarding corrections required. Respond to public inquiries in person, in writing, and on the phone, regarding construction related matters and permit process procedures, translating technical and building code information and available alternatives. Participate in staff consultations advising applicants of code requirements and trouble-shooting potential construction problems. Maintain regular office hours and meet with applicants and the public during office hours. Provide code interpretations, research questionable issues, providing necessary office and field support as needed. Perform building inspections. Perform site evaluations as required to determine adequacy of submittals. Use the department's record-keeping and permit management system to track permit activities, building inspection results, permit files, permit status, and related records. Keep current on changing codes and building practices through continuing education (seminars, classes, meetings) and reading of applicable journals. Maintain required certifications. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 2 Essential Job Functions Evaluate proposed plans and specifications for compliance with multiple discipline specific building plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Inspect structures being constructed for compliance with multiple discipline specific structures being constructed for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority Investigates complaints by verifying that site conditions or usages comply with County ordinances; and determines if proper permits have been obtained. May serve as inspection or plan review leads and coach, develop and train staff. Perform mathematical calculations such as allowable building height, number of stories, heat loss, stress compliance factors, composition of structural components, soils, and load bearing capacity. Check fire-resistive construction for required exterior walls, occupancy and area separations, floor-ceiling assemblies, including fire doors and erosion control and backflow prevention. Authorize issuance or denial of permits. Prepare a list of corrections or clarification of reviewed plans and communicate this to applicant, contractor and/or engineers orally or in writing as required. Prepare a post-inspection list for applicants regarding corrections required. Respond to public inquiries in person, in writing, and on the phone, regarding construction related matters and permit process procedures, translating technical and building code information and available alternatives. Participate in staff consultations advising applicants of code requirements and troubleshooting potential construction problems. Maintain regular office hours and meet with applicants and the public during office hours. Provide code interpretations, research questionable issues, providing necessary office and field support as needed. Perform building inspections. Perform site evaluations as required to determine adequacy of submittals. Use the department's record-keeping and permit management system to track permit activities, building inspection results, permit files, permit status, and related records. Keep current on changing codes and building practices through continuing education (seminars, classes, meetings) and reading of applicable journals. Maintain required certifications. Participate in or lead process improvement efforts applicable to the mission, goals and objectives of the department.. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. May be required to work evenings and weekends and may be subject to call back for emergency situations. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office seeks qualified applicants to join our team as a Corrections Officer. We welcome all candidates who want to serve their community by pursuing a law enforcement career. Please see below for important informationabout required qualifications and the recruitment process. Also, visit our webpage and follow us on Facebook . Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Positions Information Kitsap County offers challenging and exciting careers for Corrections Officers at one of the most beautiful areas in Washington State. When you become part of the team, you are welcomed into our close-knit family. Our department is progressive and prides itself on keeping up with the latest technology and equipment. Our personalized approach to your future growth includes progressive job-related training, development of leadership skills and on-the-job training. This position is working inside our correctional facility performing booking, searching, releasing, transportation, supervision, and security work. Employees are responsible for the operations of the jail on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis in order to keep our community safe! Join our team and have a career where what you do really matters. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Corrections Officer 1 (Entry Level) Corrections Officer 2 (Lateral/Experienced) QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience - Entry Level Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Required Education and Experience - Lateral Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); AND One year of full-time experience as a federal, county, or municipal Corrections Officer; AND Successful completion of the agency's corrections FTO and probationary programs (to include graduation from the Washington State Criminal Justice Corrections Academy oran equivalent certification from another state's recognized basic corrections academy); AND Applicants must be currently employed or not be separated from employment as a federal,county, or municipal Corrections Officer. All interestedentry level and lateral candidates should also review KCSO agency information, requirements, disqualifying criteria, and application process information at our Public Safety Agency Page . Application Process The start point for all KCSO law enforcement positions is with a valid Public Safety Testing (PST) Law Enforcement Exam ( www.publicsafetytesting.com ). Here are the steps to get started: Visit the PST website and choose your career path (Corrections). Select Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in. Review and agree tothe requiredqualifications to join our team. Select a date and time foryourLaw Enforcement Exam Create an applicant profile. Filling out your profile ensures that agencies have the information required for the hiring process. Take your test. Be prepared to succeed when you arrive at your test location. If you list Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in, we will receive the results of your written and physical fitness tests. We will then send you an invitation to apply to Kitsap County . We willreceive your onlineapplication,screen itto ensure you qualify, and then place you on a hiring register if you meet our eligibility requirements. Your PST score will determine your position on that register.You will be eligible for further steps in the hiring process (i.e., background investigation, oral boards, etc.) for six months after placement on the hiringregister. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Kitsap County Public Works is currently recruiting for a seasoned Treatment Plant Operator! The ideal candidate will have a Washington State Wastewater Operator Group I or II Certification with the ability to obtain a Group III. Preference will be given to candidates in possession of a Group III certification. Reciprocity from another State is welcomed. The Sewer Utility Division The Sewer Utility Division operates fourwastewater treatment plants and maintains 58 pump stations, 148 miles of gravity pipe, 37 miles of force mains and 3,775 manholes in Kitsap County. Recycled water services are planned for future demand. Other services include construction plan review and inspections, sewer utility billing, community education and outreach, GIS mapping, maintenance of sewer records and responding to public information requests. It is our goal to protect public health and the environment while providing cost effective service for our customers. To learn more about what we do check out this video: https://vimeo.com/39645552 Position Information The incumbent is responsible for wastewater treatment plant and pump station operation and maintenance. Monitors and makes adjustments to the wastewater treatment process control, operates various equipment for the liquid and solid processes, and perform routine wastewater laboratory tests and analysis. Responsibilities include maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of a variety of wastewater treatment process equipment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Oneyear of treatment plant experience and GroupI Wastewater Operation Certification; OR GroupII Wastewater Operator Certification. Please note : In order to progress beyond pay grade step 8 of the pay scale an employee must obtain a Group II Wastewater Certification. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Group III Wastewater Operator Certification. Certification information available at: https://ecology.wa.gov/Regulations-Permits/Permits-certifications/Wastewater-operator-certification/Certification-information Please note: Employees within the classification of Plant Operator who are assigned to work at CKTP and who have obtained a Level III certification shall receive premium pay as follows: a. For work performed during the day shift on weekdays: five percent (5%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. b. For work performed during the swing or grave shifts on weekdays or for any work performed on a Saturday or Sunday: ten percent (10%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. Driving Requirements : The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400, medical evaluations. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within six months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications : Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) The standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in the mechanical trades. Processes involved in wastewater treatment. Occupational hazards and safe practices as applied to the work performed. Wastewater mathematics as related to process control Read and understand engineered drawings. Read meters and gauges correctly. Keep records and make reports. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with other employees. Operate automotive equipment, generators and standard equipment used in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Maintain and repair various mechanical equipment for wastewater treatment processing. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, evening, weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call as required. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Wear protective gear as needed. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed both inside and outside the wastewater treatment plants. Exposure to physical hazards associated with working around pumping equipment, generators, all forms of sewage (solid, liquid, gaseous) and large diesel/gasoline vehicles. Enter confined spaces under alternate entry procedures which ensure safety. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, standing and working high above ground, adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and operate equipment and prepare log books, and hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, speaking adequate to communicate effectively, manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. The exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. To pull 50 ft. hoses, weighing at least 25 lbs. each, which includes bending, stooping, reaching, and pulling motions. To turn sometimes difficult large, 24 inch diameter, wheel valves up to 30 revolutions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Operate Wastewater Treatment Process Control: Collect samples, perform routine laboratory tests and analysis, interpret data for process control, make process adjustments based on laboratory analysis, examine micro-organisms for biological conditioning of the plant, filament identification to determine corrective action, chemical addition for process recovery, perform calculations for process adjustments, and understand and troubleshoot plant processes. Operate Wastewater Solids Process - Dewatering/Thickening/Septic Receiving: Operate: centrifuge for biosolids dewatering, rotary drum thickeners/gravity belt thickeners for sludge thickening, maintain and monitor septage receiving station Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, emergency generators and transfer switches. Observe variations in operating conditions and test results to determine processing requirements. Perform Plant Maintenance: Operate and troubleshoot plant equipment, Surface preparation and painting, use hypochlorite for cleaning and algae control, wash down, pressure washing and cleaning tanks, and grounds maintenance. Perform Preventative Maintenance and operate: motors, pumps, clarifiers, dewatering and thickening equipment, relevant mechanical equipment, exercise valves and rotate equipment, and UV disinfection system. Monitoring of Plant Systems: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer application for monitoring plant operations, Telemetry program and Plant PLC's. Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, and observe operating conditions Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Public Works Utilities - Teamsters Local 589. The contract is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Documents/CBA-Teamsters589PublicWorksUtilities.pdf . Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. This position is open until filled and will be review weekly! Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Part Time
OVERVIEW This is a paid internship for a minimum of 20 hours per week (and up to 40 hrs), Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., May - September 2020 . KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principals and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field. Construction Management Internship Description: The Construction ManagementTeam in the County Public Works Department is seeking motivated individuals for summer intern positions in the Roads/Engineering Division. The successful intern will learn to assist Construction Managers and Engineering Construction Inspectors in the inspection of road projects including; drainage, paving, resurfacing, asphalt, curb and sidewalks, sub-grade placement, storm and sewer pipe andinstallation of culverts. These positions will be a combination of office and field observation work. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Desired Majors and Class Level: Civil Engineering, Materials and/or Construction Management Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) Knowledge and Abilities To Obtain Over the Course of the Internship: Increase Intern Knowledge of: Basic understanding of Civil Construction Plans and Specifications, including WSDOT specifications; Engineering plans, reports, maps and terminology; Operating a computer/table utilizing various construction applications in the office and in the field (databases, permit-tracking, word processing, spreadsheets, web-based systems); Basic engineering measurements and mathematics Materials lab testing on and off site Working onsite on an active construction project Increase Intern Ability to: Communicate effectively both written and orally with contractors and County departments; Assist with daily reports and quality tracking Work effectively in stressful situations; Work with supervisors of different groups to solve problems affecting project progress; Work independently or with limited supervision; Handle many priorities at one time and accomplish tasks in a timely manner. Supervision: Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meeting and observations. Driving Requirements: The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION : Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Closing Date/Time: 3/31/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Part Time
OVERVIEW This posting is to fill twopaid internship positionsfor a minimum of 40 hours per week from 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, May - September. KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principals and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field. Engineering Tech Internship Opportunity for the Public Works Sewer Utility Division: TheSewer Utility divisionhas an opportunity for a summer intern to grow and develop their skill set in the Mechanical/Civil Engineering field atKitsap County's4 Wastewater Treatment Plants! Position Description: Perform a variety of tasks associated with operation and maintenance the County's four wastewater treatment plants and 60 associated pumping stations, as well as a variety of entry level construction management and engineering assignments. Tasks and assignments are subject to include: Gathering equipment data for updating the Sewer Utility's computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Inspect new construction of gravity and pressure sewer lines, pump stations and manholes for compliance with construction documents and Industry or County standards. Assist with startup and testing verification of new Developer pump stations. Assist with facility operation and record documentation updates, e.g. draw downs, control strategies, Vendor O&Ms, etc. Help to troubleshoot issues or concerns that arise during construction with new equipment, treatment process operations, and potential maintenance problems Review documents for capital, developer and small works projects including pre-design reports, design drawings, specifications, and contract documents Participate in operations, maintenance, construction and technical review meetings with stakeholders. Perform technical research work and computations as required to provide reliable advice concerning treatment process operations, potential maintenance problems, project designs, and construction problems. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Engineering mathematics applicable to area of assignment. Basic ability to understand and interpret engineering plans, maps, specifications, drafting terminology and symbols. Ability to conduct research and gather data efficiently in a reasonably logical manner. Perform basic computer operations using MS Office Suite and SharePoint. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Work successfully within the context of a team environment. Desired Majors and Class Level Mechanical Engineering orCivil Engineering Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) 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 operates County-owned vehicle. Knowledge and Abilities To Obtain Over the Course of the Internship: Increase Intern Knowledge,Skills and Abilitiesof: Learn structure of an asset management system and basic knowledge of CMMS functionality. Interpretation of engineering drawings and specifications. Identification of field equipment and function. Interpret manuals and other documents to determine operations and maintenance requirements. Be an active participant in meetings. Work with staff to understand system operations and construction. Identify process improvements for system optimization. SUPERVISION Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meeting and observations. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION : Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Closing Date/Time: 3/31/2020 11:59 PM Pacific