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73 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The mission of the City of Seattle Human Resources Department is to provide strategic and operational human resource services the meet the City's workforce and organizational needs. Our values reflect our best thinking of how we want to act and interact with customers, consumers, stakeholders and each other: integrity, equity, adaptability, excellence, integration, accountability and respect. We are seeking three qualified candidates for the Sr. Compensation/Classification Analyst role with the Compensation and Classification Services Unit.Two of these positions will be a regular, full-time position and the third will be a 6-month temporary position (possible extension). The incumbents in these positions will participate as members of the Compensation/Classification Team to provide specialized services related to the implementation and maintenance of the City's classification and compensation systems and programs. This senior leveloffers achallenging opportunity to work independently on exceptionallysensitive, visible and sometimes controversial classification and payprogram issues. Job Responsibilities A successful candidate for this position will have demonstrated a drive for results and proven innovation and creativity in their knowledge and experience related to compensation. Specifically, the work requires: Experience with planning and coordination of classification & pay studies for represented and non-represented positions. Knowledge ofjob analysis and evaluation, including point factor methods, to determine classification placement. Writing formal determination reports; prepare and support classification recommendations; develop and/or revise class specifications. Ability to apply compensation knowledge of program design, market pricing techniques and methodologies, and salary administration practices to create, implement, maintain and evaluate employee compensation programs at the City. Skill presenting and supporting salary recommendations consistent with the City's compensation philosophy and pay administration systems at labor negotiations and management meetings using market pricing and internal alignment analyses. Ability tolead the development and design of complex, innovative classification and pay programs. Ability to review position classification requests and advise departments regarding job design. Interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures for City management and human resource representatives Skill to determine proper sources of and appropriate use of data, perform complex analyses and data manipulation and provide recommendations appropriate for pay and/or classification adjustments. Willingness toprepare requests for project proposals, coordinate consultant selection and monitor project processes. Drive to develop, research, design and present audits and reports for Mayor's staff, City Council, management, and unions. Ability to serve as lead on special assignments and projects as assigned. Qualifications A baccalaureate degree in human resource management, business or public administration, social sciences, or a related field and three years experience in professional personnel administration (or a combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Additional Information If you have questions, please contact Aisha Foster at Aisha.Foster@seattle.gov . This position is classified as a Personnel Analyst, Sr. - Comp We are seeking three qualified candidates for the Sr. Compensation/Classification Analyst role with the Compensation and Classification Services Unit.Two of these positions will be a regular, full-time position and thethird will be a 6-month temporary position (possible extension). Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Capital Development & Construction Management Division (CDCM) in the Finance and Administrative Services Department is seeking a Senior Capital Project Manager to support the delivery of its Planning, Design & Major Projects Program. This senior-level professional will work under the general direction of a Program Manager and will manage a portfolio of complex capital facility improvement projects through the planning, programming, design, permitting, construction, and close out phases. Requires superior communication skills along with knowledge of architectural design and engineering processes, design and construction task durations, contracts, project budgeting, scheduling, and cost estimating. The central role of this position is to combine these skills and knowledge with the project manager's professional judgment in order to execute capital projects on time, within budget, and in compliance with the governing laws and statutes. CDCM is responsible for the planning and execution of the FAS 6-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) which supports FAS's 100+ building portfolio consisting of public safety facilities (fire and police), Civic downtown campus and City shops and maintenance yards. CDCM oversees City workspace design in FAS-owned facilities, provides capital planning, architectural guidance and project management services to City departments seeking to redesign and remodel tenant spaces and execute client facility capital projects. Job Responsibilities Plan and manage all phases of capital projects, including schedules, consultant selection, design, permitting, construction, closeout, and warranty; Perform space planning and capital planning studies to assess viability and funding considerations for strategic capital programs and development projects; Conduct preliminary engineering/design reviews to establish scope, schedule and budget for future projects; Negotiate and administer consultant contracts; Execute projects via various purchasing and public works contracting methods; Oversee selection and coordinate activities of vendors, contractors, and consultants; Work with committees, community groups and tenants/end users during scoping, design, and construction in order to achieve project objectives; Manage project budgets, review and authorize payments to vendors/consultants/contractors; Administer construction, including change orders, field directives, and contingency management; Establish, monitor, and report on project budgets and schedules; Coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary, multi-agency project teams; Coordinate design reviews at appropriate project milestones with various stakeholders; Work closely with Operations and Maintenance staff to ensure that projects will meet their needs and successfully transition to operations staff at end of project; Perform project management services for City tenant departments requesting tenant improvements in FAS-owned or tenant-owned facilities. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction/Project Management or related field and four years' experience in capital project management, architectural/interior design or construction management (or a combination of education and experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class.) Certification/License: Driver's license or equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: Preference given to project managers with experience in managing facility projects and public works construction contracts in the public sector; Architecture/Engineering background and/or experience, particularly as an owner's representative; Architectural or interiors design experience, particularly in space programing and tenant improvements; Team leadership in an architectural or engineering environment, managing multiple disciplinary teams and/or project portfolios; Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse work force including the skilled trades, contractors, consultants, customers and regulatory agency personnel; Strong history of successful delivery of capital projects; Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully move several projects forward at the same time; Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project and CAD; Good customer service and the ability to develop project communication plans. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Nov 09, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview: Seattle Information Technology is looking for an experienced Technical Lead for the Work, Asset, and Inventory (WAI) Application Services team. The team supports a myriad of WAI applications throughout the City. Major applications include the Oracle WAM application for Seattle City Light, IBM Maximo for Seattle Public Utilities, and Infor's Hansen for Seattle Department of Transportation. This position will also support other WAI applications from almost every City department, including such as; Seattle Police Department, Seattle Fire Department, FAS, etc. These applications represent a mix of commercial-off-the-shelf, Vendor hosted, and custom-built applications. The working environment involves interfacing with internal customer representatives from all departments and understanding how IT services aid them with critical business functions and managing the day-to-day work of the WAI IT development team.The position will manage work, mentor, and provide expert guidance to developer staff on the WAI practices and methods of software development tools used by the HR Applications development team, support business goals and identify opportunities for system improvements and assists with prioritization of the requested improvements.This Tech Lead will develop and enforce system/development standards across all development platforms with supportive documentation, and conducting code reviews. Assist the manager in developing and implementing Staff Training Plans. Participate in projects ranging in size from simple configuration change requests through multi-month projects, requiring an understanding of good project management and team leadership skills. The Tech Lead will initially focus on the SPU Maximo system in the near term while ramping up on other WAI supported applications. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who enjoys variety in their work, is skillful at time management, and looking for a challenging position in a team-oriented IT environment. The current team is made up of highly technical systems engineers and business systems analysts who are currently focused on keeping the systems operational. The Tech Lead will oversee the technical team, the variety of software development tools, and assign work to the proper team member/tools appropriate to the solution. Job Responsibilities Lead team of WAIl Application developers providing technical and personal development and mentoring. Provide leadership in the Applications Management team Provides expert guidance to internal customers and technical staff on how to best use the software solutions available to support business goals and identifies opportunities for system improvements. Provide batch processing support and oversight for all WAI systems by working with engineering and operations staff. Develop and administer O&M and CIP budget to ensure operating stability and ongoing development of the HR applications. Work with business analysts and users to perform technical analysis options and estimate. Code, test, troubleshoot and document system issues and modifications, both for new development as well as maintenance. Design and support interfaces between WAI systems and other systems such as Accounting, Payroll, and other systems and third-party systems. Develop and maintain WAI reports and queries. Provide peer QA reviews on code and program modifications to ensure system internal controls and technical standards are maintained. Translate business requirements into clear and concise technical documentation. Prepare scalable, robust, and flexible design documents, both conceptual and detailed. Review all development activities to assure work conforms to standards and best practices (i.e. code reviews, etc.). Must show ability to multi-task as needed. Proactively and effectively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to determine information needs and development requirements. Collaborate with business analysts and subject matter experts to analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs. Projects range in size from simple configuration change requests through multi-month projects, requiring an understanding of good project management and team leadership skills. Assist Manager in developing staff training plan May require some after hours on call support Other duties as assigned commensurate with an IT Pro A level Qualifications Required Qualifications: Note: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications except where specifically noted. Education: Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math, (STEM) or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience: In depth understanding of a wide variety of applications and how they support various Work, Asset, and Inventory business needs Significant experience working as analyst-developer on various technologies including client/server applications, relational databases, web-based applications and data warehouse applications. Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines concurrently Ability to be innovative, resourceful, reliable Demonstrated experience with source control mediums Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a professional team Experience working a Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Capabilities: Ability to build trust and engagement with executives, customers, peers and team. Ability to work in a matrix reporting environment Demonstrated team leadership skills in a formal or informal capacity Understand the importance of teamwork, building relationships and facilitation. Ability to produce high quality deliverables while maintaining schedule commitments. Experience creating productive working relationships with co-workers in business units, technology teams and across all levels of the organization. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a project team. Strong oral and written communication skills in order to convey technical information to non-technical staff or customers; commitment to excellent customer service; outstanding customer relationship skills. Proven ability to proactively solve problems and recommend solutions. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Process orientation with strong attention to detail. Able to deal with demanding pace and changing priorities and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Ability to maintain confidentiality, use good judgment and discretion, and interact with diverse workforce within the City and customer base. Desired Qualifications: Experience with IBM Maximo, Oracle WAM, Hansen 8, and other Work, Asset and Inventory applications Special Conditions: Ability to occasionally work non-business hours Ability to work On-call Occasional travel to offsite facilities and remote locations may be necessary. Additional Information NOTE: Submit cover letter and resume along with NeoGov application. Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive criminal background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17 Closing Date/Time: 12/11/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Rockport, Washington, United States
Nov 08, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Generation Operations & Engineering Division has an exciting opportunity as a Generation Supervisor at the Skagit Hydroelectric Project. The successful candidate will oversee an area of responsibility which may include Generation Operations, Electrical, or Mechanical. Assignments may rotate as business necessity dictates. This position will report to the Senior Operations Manager of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project. Job Responsibilities Plans work assignments and directs the installation, maintenance, diagnosis, testing, design review and repair of all electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, and auxiliary equipment; Inspects operations and reviews work performed; Plans maintenance activities. Requisitions, orders, and purchase materials and supplies. Arranges transportation for materials and supplies, especially when job site is in a remote area or has accessibility issues; Supervises the maintenance of all mechanical structures and equipment for in-house shops and generation facilities; Oversees major overhauls of generators, turbines, valves, and other major electrical and mechanical equipment; Coordinates work with other units, such as dispatchers, engineer, shops, and inspectors; Ensures that safety standards and guidelines are being followed and inspects job sites and plant to review compliance; Reviews and handles personnel matters, such as leave schedules, hiring, disciplinary action, promotions, and labor relations; Trains plant personnel in areas such as system operations, equipment operation, repair, and safety procedures such as Lock-Out-Tag-Out (LOTO); Prepares budgets and workload forecasts; Maintains and updates reports and records; May be required to be on call 24 hours/day to respond to emergency situations; May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends and/or holidays in emergency situations; May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time and work at heights; May be required to lift objects weighing more than 50 pounds; May require handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances and working around energized equipment and all types of operating equipment; May work outdoors in all types of weather; Required to work in a noisy environment; and Required to work in remote areas and live on the site. Qualifications Education/Experience: Requires a minimum of three (3) years journey-level experience in the operation and maintenance of an electric power plan and a high school diploma (or a combination of training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Certification/License: Current Washington Drivers' License or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: The most competitive candidates will have extensive experience in support of and/or with an electric utility, especially as it relates to power generation organization of the utility. Experience working in a hydro generation facility is plus. Knowledge of public sector organizational practices, including labor relations and financial management. Skilled in developing and implementing performance management and organization measurements, methodologies and techniques. Experience working at a variety of management levels. Strong management skills including operations management experience, planning, problem-solving, decision-making and program implementation. Ability to coach employees, encourage teamwork and promote high standards of customer service. Excellent oral, written and presentation skills. Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with people from diverse professional, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process. Components of the background check may include a review of criminal history, identity verification, driving history, education, employment, professional licenses/certificates, and additional information as deemed necessary. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 11/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Nov 07, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) is seeking an experienced leader and director for its Inspection Services division. The role of the Inspection Services Director is to lead a division charged to protect the safety and health of the public by assuring buildings and development sites are constructed to current codes, standards, and practices. The Inspection Services division is made up of approximately 100 employees and conducts inspections of pressure systems, conveyance, electrical, signs, mechanical, building, structural, site development, and noise enforcement for the City of Seattle. The division also conducts conveyance and electrical plan review. The Inspection Services division Director is an integral part of the six-member SDCI Executive team, reports to the SDCI Director, and provides leadership, collaborative intelligence, and strategic direction to the Inspection Services division and Department. This leader needs the experience, skills, and personality to manage and motivate journey and expert-level tradespeople, promote the use of technology, and keep up with the demands of a dynamic development environment. The Inspection Services Director must value workforce equity, possess outstanding technical knowledge and skills relevant to the interpretation and enforcement of building codes and laws, promote excellent customer service, and hold high standards of accountability for self and others related to consistent communication, application, and enforcement of our building codes. SDCI has a culture of promoting an equitable work environment that allows us to thrive by understanding how racial outcomes impact the individual employee and the community members we serve. Job Responsibilities Division Director Responsibilities: Center the Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) principles into the work performed by the division. Direct the work of managers and supervisors responsible for inspection of pressure systems, conveyance (review and inspection), electrical (review and inspection), signs, mechanical, building, structural, site development, and noise enforcement to ensure even enforcement of our codes and high-levels of production and quality. Oversee the division's $24 million-dollar annual budget and participate in the development and refinement of the Department's annual budget. Create short- and long-range goals in alignment with the division's vision and direction. Develop effective workforce and succession planning strategies and measures. Assure staff receive necessary on-going training in a consistent and timely fashion. Assure codes developed or modified on the national or state level are incorporated into the City of Seattle model codes. Respond to complaints or questions raised by permit holders or residents regarding permitting and inspection issues. Support continuous improvement of the division's operation and customer service by developing and implementing process improvement and technology. Oversee the equitable recruiting, development, and mentoring of new employees. Represent the Department to explain the work of the Inspection division or the Department to the public and other stakeholders. Develop and update a division workplan to ensure that citywide and Departmental initiatives are implemented Respond to inquiries and complaints from applicants or the public, regarding inspection requirements Inform and advise the SDCI Department Director on complex or highly political issues related to enforcement of building codes. Qualifications Desired Qualifications: Extensive experience with state and national building codes Ability to navigate the relationships between Seattle's complex codes, the public, design professionals, builders and developers, attorneys, and city staff Background in construction trades, construction management, architecture, engineering, or a related field Experience directing with a racial equity framework including an awareness of how racial bias impacts staff of color A nimble and collaborative systems-thinker Leadership experience such as supervising staff, project management, facilitating interdisciplinary teams, representing groups or teams in complex negotiations Additional Information Please include a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and suitability for this position. The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections is a proud participant in the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to realize the vision of racial equity. We require a strong commitment to customer service and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Nov 07, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is seeking a Strategic Advisor 2 in its Drainage and Waste Water (DWW) branch with experience leading complex and high-profile wastewater and drainage projects This position reports to the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Manager and will serve as a key member in ensuring that SPU DWW meets its NPDES and Consent Decree requirements. This position will serve two primary roles: Program Manager for the CSO Retrofit Program . This program is part of the City's Long-Term Control Plan and is mandated by the Consent Decree. The program is budgeted to deliver over $50M in capital projects over the next 5 years. The goal of the CSO Retrofit Program is to improve the existing combined sewer system with high-value low-cost retrofits that extend the life of SPU assets while maximizing the ability of the system to send sewer flows from homes to the treatment plant. Project Team Leader during options analysis for large combined sewer and drainage projects ranging in size from $2M to $20M. Typical projects include underground CSO storage tanks, drainage and wastewater conveyance pipes, and green storm-water infrastructure (GSI). Job Responsibilities You will be successful if you feel passionate about: Solving challenging drainage and combined sewer problems with innovative solutions that provide the highest value for every dollar spent The essential role that wastewater and stormwater play in the lives of SPU customers and environmental health of the Puget Sound. SPU's role in fostering equity and helping address community income disparity, race and social justice issues. Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to: Manage a program with multiple million-dollar projects with tight deadlines Setting clear project requirements and ensuring projects are adequately resourced Build effective relationships with SPU staff and collaborate with environmental and public/community stakeholders to build informed consent Communicate complex technical issues to department directors and council/mayoral staff Lead and influence the work of staff who do not directly report to you. Work within an environment with shifting priorities. Work Environment / Physical Demands: Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances and work in or near construction sites May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time May be required to work nights and/or weekends This position will require visits to potential project sites. Qualifications In addition to the qualities mentioned above, you will need to possess the following required qualifications: Experience: Five (5) years of relevant sewer and stormwater systems experience Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management, Urban Planning or related field Education and Experience Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Licensure: At the time of appointment must hold a valid Washington State Driver License to drive to project sites. Additional Information Ideally, you would also have the following: Experience in managing projects and programs for organizations whose size and mission is similar to SPU Experience with utility planning efforts and possess the ability to lead a team through complex data analysis Experience leading hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and analyzing results to make decisions Experience working with consultants, including leading procurement processes, negotiating contracts, leading consultant teams, and managing consultant scope, schedule, and budget Knowledge of GSI design and combined sewer facility design Demonstrated commitment to public and environmental health, affordability, accountability, race and social equity in your work Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification M.S. in Civil Engineering or Related Field, registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington Strong written and oral communication skills. Closing Date/Time: 11/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Nov 04, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Center is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Landscape Supervisor. This is a first line supervisor in the Technical Facility Maintenance Division who, under general supervision, provides technical direction, supervision, planning and daily assignments for a staff of 4-5 Gardeners, 9 Laborers and a varying crew of intermittent Laborers. This person develops and implements horticultural programs, projects and maintenance for a 74-acre campus which includes 10+ acres of turf, extensive shrub beds and several specialty gardens. The person in this position must be able to resolve problems and work independently but collaboratively with a wide range of other work groups to maintain beautiful, clean and tidy grounds as well as meet the business needs of an event-driven and tourist destination facility in the heart of the City of Seattle. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of horticultural practices, procedure and principles as well as good verbal and writing skills to effectively communicate that information to subordinates, co-workers, management and the public. Computer skills are necessary for effectively interfacing with a centrally controlled irrigation system, work management software, basic spreadsheets, Word documents and managing calendars and e-mail communication via Microsoft Outlook. Job Responsibilities Supervise, direct and assign work to a crew of Gardeners and Grounds Maintenance Laborers Provide technical direction, supervision, planning, and review of gardening and grounds maintenance work Establish work standards and inspect work of staff Inspect existing landscapes, exterior hard surfaces, and site furnishings, assess and address problems and plan for necessary work Oversee and direct a recycling and waste management program Represent Seattle Center on the City of Seattle Urban Forest Interdepartmental Team, the City of Seattle Pesticide Recertification Training committee, the Integrated Pest Management Interdepartmental Team, and other related interdepartmental working groups Manage a sports turf maintenance program for 10+ acres of turf used for a wide range of festivals and events throughout the year Maintain and monitor an Integrated Pest Management Program for landscape weeds, insects and disease problems Oversee and manage a centrally controlled irrigation system, working closely with Seattle Center plumbers coordinating repairs and maintenance Utilize Enterprise Asset Management software for purchasing, work planning and scheduling Advocate for and enforce tree protection and preservation on the campus with construction contractors, event promoters and the general public Attend various Seattle Center meetings for work planning and coordination Purchase plants, tools, irrigation parts, landscape and grounds maintenance supplies and equipment Oversee the maintenance and operation of grounds maintenance equipment and vehicles Work with the Seattle Center fleet coordinator on assessing major equipment and vehicle needs, research equipment and vehicle options and make recommendations for purchasing Provide feedback, coaching, performance appraisal and opportunities for staff development as well as participate in disciplinary processes Provide horticultural expertise and information to the public and other government agencies. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Four years progressively responsible experience in grounds maintenance, gardening, landscaping or nursery including one year at the supervisory or lead level (Combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Desired Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who possess these Desired Qualifications: Knowledge and 2+ years' experience managing a centrally controlled irrigation system 2-year degree or higher in the field of Horticulture, Urban Forestry or related field Intermediate level experience using Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel ISA Certified Arborist WSDA Public Pesticide Operators License 2+ years' experience managing a turf maintenance program 2+ years' experience managing landscape construction projects 2+ years managing an Integrated Pest Management program Demonstrated leadership and team building skills Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally Work Environment/Physical Demands: May be required to work outdoors in all types of weather Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment Requires standing and walking for extended periods Licensing and Other Requirements: Current driver license Current Washington State Public Pesticide operator's license and Pesticide Consultant's license. Additional Information How to Apply: Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Submit the following items to be considered for these vacancies: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Note, simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment physical . Selected candidates will be required to submit a Driver's Abstract (at your own expense) that demonstrates a good driving record. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons offered employment are required to provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States at time of hire. About Seattle Center: With over 12 million visitors each year, the Seattle Center is one of the top tourist attractions in Seattle. The various venues and event types happening on campus reflect the rich diversity of our community. Seattle Center employees directly impact the way people see, understand and experience the City of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest region. This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment performing a critical function that offers complexity, variety and fun - all while contributing to the legacy of an iconic Seattle community asset. For additional information about Seattle Center, please visit: www.seattlecenter.com Closing Date/Time: 11/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 23, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. We are seeking a motivated Operational Technology (OT)/SCADA Communications Engineering Lead for the OT Communications Engineering group. Ideally, the incumbent will have experience supervising and leading project teams, good project management skills, strong communication skills, and a technical background in telecommunication projects involving planning, design, development, and construction of MPLS networks, IP Ethernet networks, fiber optics, microwave, and radio systems. The incumbent will coordinate contracting work with consultants; perform contract design reviews and approvals and assumes a leading role in the selection, procurement, installation, testing, acceptance, operation, and maintenance of communication equipment that supports the work or Seattle City Light. The selected candidate must be a team leader who is interested in mentoring engineers and technicians, problem-solving, and will lead scheduling and monitoring activities to meet deadlines. The incumbent must have a strong understanding of communications design principles and make skillful use of a complex and evolving array of troubleshooting and analysis tools to ensure SCADA communications capabilities meet electric utility standards for high reliability, security, and performance. This position will report to the Senior Substation Manager. Job Responsibilities OT/SCADA Communications Engineering Lead duties may include, but are not limited to: Direct/lead team(s) in the planning, design, construction, and operation of communication systems and circuits. Lead and participate in various SCADA projects to provide or enhance communications capabilities that meet or exceed organizational policies, industry best practices, NERC-CIP regulatory requirements, and City standards for security, reliability, monitoring/alerting, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Provide planning and guidance for fiber optic, microwave, mobile radios, and SONET design. Review and deal with utility-wide and industry-wide issues, strategies and technological developments. Responsible to work with a variety of groups, including Substation Engineers, Distribution Engineers, Technical Meter group, Distribution Automation, Power System Automation, Generation Automation, and Station Automation to validate functional and technical requirements and meet critical deadlines. Review communication equipment specifications and contract agreements. Provide senior engineering responsibilities for City Light's SCADA communications systems, including but not limited to design criteria, standard specifications, and drawings, design-build project requirements, etc. Support the design, implementation, and troubleshooting of City Light's SCADA network communications systems, to include firewalls, routing, switching, VPN, remote access, SONET, serial, RTUs, and other communications systems. Develop testing of communication system interfaces and monitors the effects of integration designs and modifications. Evaluates testing outcomes and recommendations for problem resolution when system conflicts arise. Oversee highly complex detail design work for communication equipment and facility projects. Oversee the designs, plans, and requirements for the installation and/or relocation of technically difficult communication projects. Oversee the preparation of preliminary and long-range plans, estimates, budgets, materials and schedules, operating and maintenance instructions, special conditions, and agreements. Direct the preparation of specifications and evaluation of bids for new equipment. Direct the development and updating of computer analysis programs or tracking systems for appropriate projects. Review and approve communication on engineers' design projects. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Communications Engineering, or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience: At least two (2) years supervisory, lead or project management experience, and at least five (5) years of experience designing and maintaining communications applicable to Operational Technology and SCADA systems using common industrial control system protocols, such as DNP3, Modbus, IEC-61850, GOOSE/MMS, RS232, SONET, EtherCAT, and various transport technologies, such as fiber optic, microwave, radio, etc. Technical Knowledge Requirements: Applicable knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of industrial communications and SCADA architecture and design models, including topology, protocols, components, and principles (preferably in a utility setting). SCADA/RTU and communication equipment interfaces Electric utility operations and safety Utility transport communications (e.g. Fiber optic, microwave, mobile radio, carrier Ethernet, and SONET systems) Experience with: Communication system design and operations SCADA, Automation, and Protection Communication systems Experience with NERC compliance requirements Strong computer skills Work with field crews Coordination of activities which impact engineering, field crews, and operations personnel For field assignments, the incumbent must be willing and able to work in all types of weather and in or near construction sites where there is traffic, hazardous or toxic substances, and high voltage energized equipment. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends or holidays. Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Preference will be given for applicants who possess the Desired Qualifications: A minimum of six years in the areas of communications design and construction. Familiarity with NERC Reliability Compliance, NESC and State Regulations. Budget management experience Experience in project management SCADA Resource and/or Program Management experience Background in operational technology and industrial control systems for the power grid. Knowledge of authentication, authorization, and access control methods. Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and network security architecture. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written Electric utility experience is strongly preferred. Willingness to learn and accept responsibility, comply with safety rules and regulations, work efficiently, effectively and independently. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ Closing Date/Time: 11/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 22, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) serves more than 650,000 Seattle residential and 60,000 business customers--that's every house, building and business in Seattle with drinking water, sewer, drainage, garbage and recycling. "Our Promise" to the community is to deliver efficient and forward-looking utility services that keep Seattle the best place to live. Our customers depend on us to be there for them - to deliver utility services reliably and to spend their dollars wisely. SPU has the opportunity foran experienced leader to serve as the Development Services Office (DSO) Director. The Development Services Office Director is accountable for the management and coordination of SPU business operations and customer experience for all development and related new business, utility permitting, sales, and plan review transactions involving water, drainage, and wastewater. The Director facilitates and sustains effective partnerships with other City departments (i.e. Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI), Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Seattle City Light (SCL)) to achieve the City's broader vision of building a sustainable and vibrant Seattle. Job Responsibilities Lead the Development Services Office as the division assists and coaches developers and homeowners looking to obtain new water utility services within the SPU service area; ensure new development in the public Right-Of-Way (ROW) conforms to applicable code requirements; partner with SDOT to review and approve street improvement permits in the ROW. Serves as SPU's primary point of contact, working collaboratively to cultivate relationships with the development community, SPU internal stakeholders and other City departments regarding development and construction activities and their impact on utility infrastructure. Lead SPU's Utility Availability Certificate processes by outlining new Water service customer requirements (Water Availability Certificates); partnering with SDCI, SDOT, and SCL to provide sewer and drainage utility availability information using the Preliminary Assessment Tool. Consistent with SPU's Strategic Business Plan, conduct process improvement efforts to further strengthen SPU's and the city's working relationship with the development community. Facilitate improvements with cross-branch expertise and leadership focusing on business process improvement with outcomes centered on improving efficiencies and customer services. Investigate specific operational service delivery issues, communicate early warning signs of troubled functions or processes, and initiate corrective action with appropriate stakeholders. Lead interdepartmental (SPU, SDOT, SDCI) teams in the review of written developer requests for alternatives to meet the intent of City regulations for water main, sewer or storm main extensions. Represent SPU at SDOT sponsored Design Guidance meetings when work in the right-of-way may impact SPU systems and to ensure SPU systems are protected. Partner with SDOT to review and approve Street Improvement Permits (SIP) associated with proposed work in the right-of-way. Maintain a rigorous internal controls methodology consistent with City and SPU policies and practices. Qualifications The ideal candidate has a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of permitting, project and construction management and must be able to effectively interact, communicate, lead and work collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels. Their work reflects a commitment to environmental stewardship, public health, regulatory compliance and service equity in the planning and delivery of services. They have a reputation as a strong leader who develops mutually respectful relationships in a multi-union environment, achieves consensus among competing interests and fosters a collaborative approach to problem solving. Education: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, or a certified equivalency for foreign studies, in engineering, architecture, business or public administration, construction management, urban planning, or a related field. Experience: Five years of experience that demonstrate the ability to achieve the primary responsibilities of the position as outlined which must include two years of direct supervisory experience. Education/Experience/Certification Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Due to the fiduciary responsibilities of the position, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Additional Information At Seattle Public Utilities, our job is to protect the area's quality of life. We pledge to meet community and environmental needs by: Maintaining some of the nation's best drinking water Preventing sewer backups, flooding, and landslides Helping Seattle residents and businesses be recycling leaders Protecting local waterways and the Sound from sewage overflows and polluted stormwater runoff. We do this while always keeping in mind that we need to spend customers' money wisely. We are also making sure that as Seattle grows, it's even better for future generations. A place where: Less garbage is shipped to the landfill The drinking water is protected Utility infrastructure is well-built and maintained And where salmon thrive in healthy waterways. Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation, and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is a leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible. Learn more about Seattle Public Utilities at our web page www.seattle.gov/util/ . Closing Date/Time: 11/20/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 19, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle City Attorney's Office seeks an attorney with substantial experience in real estate finance, lender representation and housing law to join a new Affordable Housing and Community Development practice group. The City of Seattle Office of Housing will be this attorney's principal client contact. Most work will focus on financial transactions that support the production and preservation of income- and rent-restricted affordable multifamily housing, though it is possible that this attorney will also be asked to advise on transactions related to development of for-sale housing as well. Practice areas will include structuring, negotiating, and closing financial transactions for affordable housing production and preservation in a manner that supports stated public policy objectives and protects City investment. This attorney will thus play a critical role in stewarding public funds and addressing the city's housing affordability crisis. Day-to-day work will involve working closely with the Office of Housing staff and representing the City on all aspects of these real estate transactions, including loan documents that reflect and appropriately secure the City's interests in complex mixed financings. Prior experience working with mixed financings that include low-income housing tax credits, tax exempt bonds, Federal HOME and CDBG funds, and other state and local fund sources is critical to this work. The Affordable Housing and Community Development practice group is dynamic and fast paced. Attorneys must be comfortable with substantial responsibility. Attorneys advise Office of Housing staff and must be able to think creatively to analyze risks of complicated transactions with multiple players using both private and public funding. We work with elected officials, non-profit organizations, land use planners, and other government agencies whose mission is to increase affordable housing in the city of Seattle. We get to practice the law we most enjoy for a dynamic, world-class city. The Attorney will join a dedicated team of attorneys who combines their passion for law and social good. Job Responsibilities Transactions: Represent the Office of Housing in all aspects of real estate issues, including drafting OH's loan documents and reviewing other parties' loan documents; review of partnership agreements; review of title, survey, and other relevant documents. Analysis: Analyze risk from a lender perspective in structuring and closing transactions with multiple sources of funds, including low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC program), tax-exempt bond financing, federal CDBG and HOME programs, and various other state and local housing finance programs. Advice: Provide legal counsel to City policy makers, departmental leadership, and staff on various real estate finance, property and land use issues. Assist in developing and interpreting City laws, regulations, and policy documents governing multiple City programs and fund sources, including the Seattle Housing Levy and proceeds from a variety of other sources, including land use programs such as incentive zoning and mandatory housing affordability. Race and Social Justice : Collaborative work with clients to bring about social change. Qualifications Minimum Washington State Bar Membership Experience representing lenders in real estate closings Experience representing clients on real estate, land use and contracts Real estate, community development and housing law counseling experience Knowledge of and experience with low-income housing tax credit program and tax-exempt bond financing Commitment to the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative Desired Eight or more years of experience in real estate, lender finance, and affordable housing closings Experience with all aspects of real estate title, survey and acquisition issues, providing sophisticated, nuanced legal advice to executives and managers Experience representing municipalities or other public agencies in real estate matters Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently Ability to handle a variety of matters simultaneously Ability to think creatively and analyze risk in complex real estate transactions Excellent research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience evaluating and applying policies and practices related to equity Additional Information Please note: The Civil Division of the City Attorney's Office seeks to set salaries based on objective measures of experience. Salaries typically are not subject to negotiation. For your application to be accepted you must: Complete the city application , "see resume" does not suffice; Attach a resume detailing your relevant experience Provide a cover letter describing your interest in the position and your relevant experience Provide a writing sample . If any of these requirements are not met, your application will not be considered. Closing Date/Time: 11/20/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Operational Technology Cyber Security Specialist will support the implementation and maintenance of operational technology cyber security program initiatives, and compliance work required to meet the North America Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards for Seattle City Light's power transmission and distribution systems. These initiatives include development and maintenance of processes and procedures to ensure our various Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) automation and supporting systems meet cyber security and compliance objectives. This position will have technical and project support responsibilities in a wide range of cyber security and NERC-CIP compliance functions. This position will report to the Energy Delivery Engineering Cyber Security Program Manager. Job Responsibilities Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities: Support and monitor NERC-CIP cyber security compliance processes and maintain compliance evidence. Assist in the development and monitoring of security controls and processes to ensure the availability, confidentiality, safety, reliability, and integrity of a wide range of operational technologies to include SCADA systems, HMIs, RTUs, various IEDs, internal and perimeter communications, and other applicable devices or supporting services. Perform vulnerability assessments, analyze findings, and prioritize and recommend remediation actions. Maintain critical security patch monitoring and notification processes. Participate in various security enhancement projects to improve cyber security controls, ensuring operational technology practices comply with organizational policies, industry best practices, and NERC-CIP regulatory requirements. Support continuous development and maintenance of incident response plans, protocols, and procedures to continuously improve the organization's ability to detect and respond to potential security incidents Support incident response activities to minimize risk of compromised systems without impeding real time power grid operations. Support a wide range of system security tasks and associated NERC-CIP compliance documentation for substations operational technology, such as network port management, password development and maintenance, asset patching, antimalware methods, system security logging, tracking asset security baselines, configuration change management, recovery plans, etc. Work with the Communications Engineers, Communication Electricians, Automation Engineers, Relay Engineers, Relay Electricians and others to meet critical deadlines. Assist with identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical infrastructure and energy delivery automation systems. Keep abreast of technological advancements, compliance requirements, and operational technology cyber security best practices for the electric power grid. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Technology Management, SCADA/Communications Engineering, or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience: At least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience applicable to cyber security, regulatory compliance, information assurance, security operations, systems engineering, and security policy development/administration for Information Technology and/or Operational Technology environments, preferably in an electric utility. Technical Knowledge and Experience: Experience with NERC-CIP or other cyber security regulatory compliance. Strong understanding of technology trends, risks, and security methods. Experience identifying and mitigating system vulnerabilities. Strong understanding of cyber security best practices, preferably as applicable to Industrial Control Systems. Knowledge of ICS authentication, authorization, and access control methods. Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and ICS network security architecture. Ability to plan, manage, and execute multiple tasks and projects within defined timelines. Excellent analytical ability, problem-solving, and collaboration skills. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills. Preferred knowledge of SCADA architecture and design models, including topology, principles, and components. Knowledge of Industrial Control System (ICS) communications protocols and common communications technologies. For field assignments, incumbent must be willing and able to work in all types of weather and in or near construction sites where there is traffic, hazardous or toxic substances, and high voltage energized equipment. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends or holidays. Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Preference will be given for applicants who possess the Desired Qualifications: Strong familiarity with NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Compliance. Experience in project management. Background in operational technology and industrial control systems for the power grid. Strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written. Electric utility experience is strongly preferred. Willingness to learn and accept responsibility, comply with safety rules and regulations, work efficiently, effectively and independently. Current, relevant professional certification, such as CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT, CIPP, and/or CIPP/IT. Knowledge of cyber operations activity and concepts (e.g., foot printing, scanning and enumeration, penetration testing, white/black listing, etc.). Knowledge of network and operating system hardening techniques. Ability to work in fast-paced government technology environment; to work as a productive member of a professional team, as well as initiative to be a self-starter; ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and rapidly change priorities. Prior electric utility experience preferred. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ Closing Date/Time: 11/20/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Position Description This position is open until filled. The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking a seasoned Federal Grants Manager to join the Homeless Strategy & Investment Division. Reporting to the Operations Director, this position provides leadership and planning expertise within a Department committed to connecting Seattle's most vulnerable populations to a full range of community-based human services. The Federal Grants Manager is responsible for the management of Seattle's federal Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG), including managing Consolidated Plan development, implementation and reporting processes. The position ensures compliance with all federal rules and regulations applicable to the CDBG program. As lead for the Consolidated Plan, the Supervisor is also responsible for ensuring adherence to the policy and reporting requirements for the HOME program, HEARTH/McKinney program, Emergency Solutions Grant program (ESG), and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program (HOPWA) and is the point of contact with the USDepartment of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for questions or inquiries about these programs. Included in the CDBG Administration Unit are various projects that fund capital improvements for child care and other social services providers using CDBG and other City-generated funds. Job Responsibilities Management and supervision of eight (8) unit staff. Development of annual employee work plans, periodic performance evaluations, efficient deployment of staff resources, identification of training needs and opportunities. Ensure compliance with federal funding requirements for CDBG. In conjunction with program staff, ensure compliance with HOME, ESG and HOPWA program operations and reporting requirements. Assist program staff in ensuring compliance with HEARTH funding process and requirements. Supervise enforcement of federal Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and State Prevailing wage and labor requirements, environmental reviews and relocation requirements. Manage Child Care Bonus program to provide capital funds to expand quantity of child care slots available to moderate-income families. Manage City funding of capital for public facilities improvements. Supervise and provide program policy guidance to staff in program implementation. Negotiate terms of real estate financing with other financing agencies. Provide consultation to City Budget Office, Office of Housing, Office of Economic Development and others on eligibility of proposed projects and activities for federal funding. Help strategize approaches to proposed projects that could make them grant-eligible if they otherwise address City Consolidated Plan priorities. Oversee compliance with and implementation of the 2017 City of Seattle and Seattle Housing Authority's Joint Assessment of Fair Housing. Track changes in federal program regulations and adapt allocation and program priorities accordingly [e.g. federal Disaster Planning and Resiliency, Broadband Capacity and gender orientation equity, and Accessibility for people with different abilities (ADA) regulations]. Advise HSD's Budget Manager on the anticipated Federal Budget Awards and allocations for CDBG, HESG, HOME and HOPWA as part of overall department budget development. Manage the Federal Budget Allocation in the HUD Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS). Participate in the leadership of the Homeless Strategy & Investment Division. Supervise and review staff data entry work in IDIS and resolve issues flagged by the Program Reports compliance data for grants management. Authorize new users for IDIS and manage account access permissions. Provide leadership in the review of the City's use of CDBG and other federal funds to ensure maximum benefit from those funds. Ensure, via regular monitoring, that program staff in Human Services Department and other City departments are implementing CDBG projects in accordance with federal rules and regulations. Develop interagency memoranda of understanding to outline roles and responsibilities of CDBG Administration Unit and program staff. Conduct periodic monitoring and program audits of implementing departments and sub-recipients. Manage resolution of any findings or concerns raised by federal (Office of Inspector General, Congressional Budget Office, Housing and Urban Development, Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity), state or local audits. Represent the City in appropriate national and regional forums for community, housing, economic development and services leadership (e.g. National Community Development Association). Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education: A bachelor's degree in housing development, community and economic development, human services, planning, public administration or a related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or work experience which provides the ability to perform the work of the class). Experience: Requires two years of experience in direct federal grants management. Requires two years of supervisory experience leading a team of professionals. Desired Qualifications: A master's degree in housing development, community and economic development, human services, planning, public administration or a related field. Proven leadership managing federal grants such as CDBG, McKinney, HOME, ESG and/or HOPWA. Knowledge of data-driven service delivery, with a focus on developing and tracking outcome-based service models including HUD proprietary databases such as IDIS, HEROES, FFATA, etc. Experience building community consensus with demonstrated ability to work with stakeholders and/or constituents. Strong written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to and with a diverse range of stakeholders and policy makers. Experience working with vulnerable populations including but not limited to communities of color, immigrant and refugee communities, neighborhoods experiencing gentrification, homelessness and low-income communities, and people with different abilities. Strongemployee/team management. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 10, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Capital Development and Construction Management Division (CDCM) in the Finance and Administrative Services Department (FAS) is seeking a Senior Capital Project Manager/Designer (Senior Capital Project Coordinator). CDCM manages space planning, design and construction in FAS-owned facilities and provides City-wide facilities planning, design and project delivery services to City departments. The FAS 100+ building portfolio includes fire and police facilities, general government office buildings and shops and maintenance yard complexes. The professional will work under the general direction of a Program Manager and will manage a portfolio of complex space planning, tenant improvement and renovation projects through the planning, budgeting, programming, design, permitting, construction, and close out phases. The project portfolio execution will require extensive skills in managing client relations and performing operational program development, space planning/test-to-fit diagramming and furniture planning/inventories. The position is to combine these skills and knowledge with a project manager's professional judgment in order to execute capital projects on time, within budget, and in compliance with the governing laws and statutes. The position may also be required to manage complex capital facilities projects addressing major maintenance and building systems replacements. Job Responsibilities Plan and manage all phases of capital projects, including schedules, consultant selection, design, permitting, construction, closeout, and warranty; Manage space planning design studies to assess viability and funding considerations for strategic capital programs and development projects; Perform early design test fit assessments; Conduct preliminary engineering/design reviews to establish scope, schedule and budget for future projects; Negotiate and administer design and specialty consultant contracts; Execute projects via various purchasing and public works contracting methods; Oversee selection and coordinate activities of vendors, contractors, and consultants; Work with committees, community groups and tenants/end users during scoping, design, and construction in order to achieve project objectives; Manage project budgets, review and authorize payments to vendors/consultants/contractors; Administer construction, including change orders, field directives, and contingency management; Establish, monitor, and report on project budgets and schedules; Coordinate design reviews at appropriate project milestones with various stakeholders; Work closely with Operations and Maintenance staff to ensure that projects will meet their needs and successfully transition to operations staff at end of project; Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction/Project Management or related field; and Four years' experience in capital facilities project management, engineering, architectural/interiors design or construction management (or a combination of education and experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class.) Desired Qualifications: Preference given to project managers with experience in managing facility projects and public works construction contracts in the public sector; Architectural or interiors design experience, particularly in space programing and tenant improvements as owner's representative; Team member in an architectural, property management or engineering environment, managing multiple disciplinary teams and/or project portfolios for facilities; Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse work force including the skilled trades, contractors, consultants, clients and regulatory agency personnel; Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully move several projects forward at the same time; Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), CAD and working knowledge of Microsoft Project; Good customer service and the ability to develop project communication plans, budgets and schedules. Additional Information Certification/Licensure required: Driver's license or equivalent mobility. Additional Information: Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and the completion of a background check. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 10, 2018
Full Time
Position Description PLEASE NOTE: This is a special administration of the Lateral Entry Seattle Police Officer exam to be administered in Atlanta, GA. This exam is for qualifying certified experienced law enforcement officers only. PLEASE NOTE: Salary listed above not reflective of new contract for SPD Officers. Please see: http://www.seattle.gov/police/police-jobs/salary-and-benefitsfor new salary information (subject to contract ratification). The Seattle Police Department is seeking individuals committed to understanding and protecting the ethical, cultural and ethnic values of the City of Seattle and its residents as Police Officers. As first responders, Police Officers are vital to public safety and under regular supervision, perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the City of Seattle Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws. Lateral Entry Police Officer candidates are experienced police officers who have worked for other municipal, county, or state agencies for at least 24 of the past 36 months (post academy experience) at the time of testing, with full police powers and duties. If you are currently a police officer but do not meet the experience requirements of a Lateral Police Officer, you may qualify to test as an Exceptional Entry candidate. Exceptional Entry candidates should apply as an Entry Level Police Officer. Job Responsibilities Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. Explains laws and police procedures to residents. Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Conducts search and seizure activities as appropriate. Collects and preserves crime scene and evidence. Arrests and/or detains suspected violators of the law. Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. Transports individuals in custody. Presents evidence and testimony in judicial settings. The City of Seattle provides police service 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays, is required. Qualifications Eligibility Standards: Be at least twenty and half (20.5) years of age. Hold United States citizenship. Attained a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). Two (2) years of post-academy experience as a certified law enforcement officer (municipal, county, state) with FULL law enforcement power and duties during the last 36 months. For individuals who have been discharged from military service, discharge from military service under honorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the written exam date. The written exam for Lateral Entry Seattle Police Officer will be administered in Atlanta, Georgia on March 23, 2019. Candidates who pass the written exam will be scheduled for an oral board interview on March 24, 25, or 26, 2019. Candidates who pass both the written exam and oral board exam will be scheduled for an extensive interview with a background detective on March 24, 25, or 26, 2019. Candidates should plan on being available for testing/interviewing on all four days: March 23 - 26, 2019. However, all candidates will be scheduled for the written on March 23, and then scheduled for oral board and background interview on one of the subsequent days. Minimum Employment Standards : The following standards apply to all candidates for Police Officer. Drug Use. Prior to the exam date: Have not used Marijuana within twelve (12) months, and Have not used cocaine or crack within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used club drugs, such as, but not limited to: Ketamine, GHB, Rohypnol, or MDMA (ecstasy) within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used any Hallucinogens, LSD, Mushrooms, or Psylocybin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used PCP, Angel Dust, Wet or Phencyclidine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Opium, Morphine, or Heroin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Methamphetamine, Crank, Crystal, Ice, Speed, Glass, or Amphetamine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not inhaled aerosols, sometimes referred to as Huffing (paint) or Whippits (Nitrous Oxide) or used Khat within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used four (4) or more controlled substances within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used any illegal drug(s) while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity, and Have not manufactured or cultivated illegal drug(s) for the purpose of the sales/marketing of the drug(s). Please note that use of illegal drugs and the illegal use of prescription drugs, referred to in this standard, means the use of one or more drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Offers of employment are conditioned upon a pre-employment drug screening to confirm abstinence from illegal drug use. Traffic Record A candidate's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Examples of infractions/traffic crimes that may be disqualifying: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Reckless Driving, or Hit & Run Driving. Suspension of your driver's license within five (5) years of the exam date Three (3) or more moving violations (speeding, negligent driving, etc.) within five (5) years of the exam date will be carefully reviewed. Two (2) or more accidents within five (5) years of the exam date, wherein candidate was judged to be at fault and/or charged with a moving violation. Criminal History A candidate's criminal history, including all arrests, prosecutions, deferred prosecutions, "Alford" pleas, and non-conviction information will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Any adult felony conviction. Any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity. Any domestic violence conviction. Employment Record A candidate's employment history, including any terminations, or leaving an employer in lieu of termination, will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. Financial Record A candidate's credit history, including excessive credit card debt or unresolved accounts in collection will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Failure to pay income tax or child support. Professional Appearance All applicants are expected to maintain a professional appearance at all times. SPD has the sole discretion in determining what is considered professional, as it relates to the position of Police Officer. Any and all tattoos, branding (intentional burning of the skin to create a design), voluntary disfigurement (marring or spoiling of the appearance or shape of a body part), or scarification (intentional cutting of the skin to create a design) shall be carefully reviewed by SPD on a case-by-case basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License is required prior to being hired. Ability to accurately type at least 35 wpm is highly desirable. Seattle residence is not required for application or appointment. Job offers are contingent on review of credit, criminal and driving history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application. Additional Information IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications will be screened for employment eligibility by the Seattle Personnel Department. Applicants will be informed as to whether or not they are eligible to participate in the testing process. Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Seattle Police Department's "Careers and Opportunities" web pages for further information about the hiring process. The written exam is scheduled to be given March 23, 2019. Eligible applicants will receive a scheduling notice from the Seattle Personnel Department regarding location, time and exam administration details. Immediately upon successfully completing the oral board interview on March 24, 25, or 26, 2019, candidates will be required to submit a Personal History Information Packet which is available as a download on the Seattle Police Department "Careers and Opportunities" webpage. You are required to submit the Personal History Information Packet on the day of the oral board exam. The information and documentation required to complete the Personal History Information Packet is extensive and applicants are encouraged to review the form and begin collecting the required data in advance of the written exam. The City of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Closing Date/Time: 3/21/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Capital Development and Construction Management Division (CDCM) in the Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) Department is seeking a Project Scheduler/Controller (Sr. MSA)to support the delivery of its FAS Capital Improvement Program and City Project Services. This professional position will work under the general direction of the Chief Operating Officer and will maintain a program portfolio of complex capital facility improvement project schedules and budgetary tools through the planning, budgeting, programming, design, permitting, construction, and close out phases. Managing the program portfolio will require expert skills in MS Project, and other related project management and accounting software. The position will be required to coordinate with multiple project managers to maintain a large, cost-loaded project schedule program portfolio which includes complex capital facilities projects addressing major maintenance, system replacements and renovations, space planning, tenant improvements, major projects, master planning studies and test- to-fit option analysis. The objective of the position is to assist the division with overall project controls goal of creating a proactive environment using a foundation of existing tools, processes, and analytics. The position will partner with the financial unit to maintain and develop automated processes that enhance the analytical capacity of the division's reporting capabilities through various technical software applications. Job Responsibilities • Perform as subject matter expert for use of MS Project, integration/development of program plan with project plans, and project management scheduling methodology. • Monitor and evaluate each step of a project to ensure that it is meeting budgetary and deadline goals, and discuss progress and options with project team. • Ensure compliance with consolidated intake methodology to facilitate portfolio planning process. Ensure MS Project plans are suitable for consolidation into program level views. • Ensure project tasking and cost loading produce accurate project performance metrics for thorough analysis. • Ensure accurate project and program reporting of scheduling, budgetary and cost control information. Serve as the project scheduler / controller with project managers relating to project scheduling and reporting requirements. • Assist with refinement and implementation of, and compliance with, schedule planning and progress monitoring procedures. • Create MS project schedules in coordination with project managers including application of appropriate precedence logic and cost/resource allocations. • Prepare project status/performance reporting and analytics. • Develop interactive and scalable Tableau dashboards. • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in construction management, business or public administration, finance, computer science or a related field (or a combination of education, training or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). • Three years of experience in systems, operations, procedures, research or analysis. Desired Qualifications • Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Project and Excel. • Must be a self-starter who can work independently yet be a strong team player with excellent attention to detail and customer service skills. • Professional Certification from PMI, PMP, or AACEI. • Expert-level knowledge of Tableau, project management and accounting software. • Experience with Enterprise Project Management and Microsoft Project Server. Proficient in writing SQL queries using complex joins in several database environments (MS SQL, Oracle SQL). • Team member in a construction, consulting or Owner's Representative environment managing schedules for multiple projects and program portfolios for facilities. • Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse work force including the skilled trades, contractors, consultants, customers and regulatory agency personnel. • Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully move several projects forward at the same time. • Ability to develop project communication plans, budgets and schedules. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and the completion of a background check. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Labor Relations Division Director is a collaborative leader and subject matter expert ontheCity's Labor relations system whosupervises the team ofCity negotiators in the execution of the City's labor relations strategy. TheDivision Director ensuresconsistency and alignmentof theCity's collective bargaining agreements, measures the resultsof short term and longer termstrategic labor objectives,andimplements effective LR policies and practices across the City. Working closely with theSDHR Director and Deputy Director, thepositionfacilitateslabor negotiations through the City's Labor Relations structure, consisting ofthe Mayor's Executive Labor Committee, the City's Negotiating Committee, the Labor Relations Policy Committee (LRPC) ,City Department Directors and HR Leaders.The position is responsible for identifying, advising and coordinating with leaders and teams on citywide issues with labor implications and working towards integrated HR and Labor strategies more broadly. The LR Division Director isa key leaderinbuilding and sustainingcollaborative and effective relationships with Labor partners and fosters communication and resolution of concerns and issues through existing labor managementforums. The Division Director is amember of the SDHR LeadershipTeam , the City wideHuman Resources Leadership Team and the City HR Policy Committee. The position ensures that the bargaining direction and decisions for all City Labor agreements, MOA's and MOU's, resolutions to grievances, arbitrations and unfair labor practices are aligned with the goals of the City. The position is also the chief spokesperson and negotiator with the Coalition of City Unions. This position reports to the Seattle Department of Human Resources Deputy Director. Job Responsibilities Lead the Citywide Labor Relations team who provide services to departments, understanding their unique business needs and coordinating the delivery of LR services. Assure individual department leaders and their staff have the support to do their best work, facilitate interaction with department LR staff and our labor partners, and identify and eliminate bottlenecks in LR service delivery. Has overall responsibility to ensure that all labor relations engagement with unions at the bargaining table is consistent with the City's labor philosophy and parameters as established by the LRPC. Responsibility for overseeing and coordinating all aspects to the City's Labor Relations system under SMC 4.04.120 and conducting the City's collective bargaining process. Assist the SHR Director and the SHR Deputy Director in planning organizing directing and supervising and evaluating the City's labor relations programs, functions and activities. Work to improve citywide workforce equity and LR service quality, ensuring that Race and Social Justice objectives are embedded into all LR strategies, programs and activities. Qualifications A successful candidate will have demonstrated significant technical knowledge and expertise in labor relations as well as human resources operational processes and functions with the ability to communicate at all levels tactfully and effectively. At the center of their practice is a commitment to listening, creating spaces for diverse perspectives and the pursuit of inclusive and just outcomes. Their professional career reflects a commitment to assuring the alignment of labor strategy to business objectives and excellence and equity in service delivery. They must have experience managing labor relations or comparable function in a high profile and complex environment. This leader should be skilled in fostering and developing mutually respectful relationships, achieves consensus among competing interests and fosters a collaborative approach to problem solving. Due to the fiduciary nature of the work, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. In compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Additional Information Please submit the following with your online application: A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly. Include in this letter, an example of how you identified and addressed a significant equity issue. A resume of your educational and professional work experience. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter to www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ seattle.If you have questions, please contact Pam Inch at Pam.Inch@seattle.gov . "Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle Human Resources Department values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences". Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Temporary
Position Description Department Overview: The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates to create a temporary On-Call pool to staff Computer Operations in Seattle Information Technology's (Seattle IT) Engineering & Operations Division's Data Center. Seattle IT provides technology leadership for the City enterprise, developing common standards, architectures, and business solutions; focused on developing scalable, sustainable solutions that enable departments to deliver City services more efficiently and effectively to constituents. Seattle IT harnesses the power of technology and telecommunications to facilitate City government serving Seattle's residents and businesses. Seattle IT is responsible for citywide technology governance, strategic planning and policy development, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. The City's consolidated IT operations is 700 strong providing professional technology services across City government and beyond, including the City's data center, communications, networks, cable office, municipal television channel, web site, open data and customer service activities. Seattle IT is focused on delivering powerful technology solutions to the City and public we serve. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team! Job Responsibilities Temporary - On Call (to cover scheduled & non-scheduled absences within various shifts) Position eligible for premium pay + shift differential Position reports to Seattle IT's Operations Supervisor. Position is responsible for working with the guidance of the Operations staff on site. Duties include wide range of technical support monitoring and scheduling tasks for large-scale IBM Pseries client/server systems and peripherals. Perform assigned computer operations activities; including daily processing of production application programs, monitor scheduled jobs and system/equipment availability, troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve problems with production application programs and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions using vendor support and on call technical analysts. Print, bundle and distribute reports to meet customer-directed delivery schedules; provide daily application processing status updates to customers; work within a diverse team environment. Provide support and monitoring of server hardware, software, operating systems, network hardware, data center facility equipment, and environmental and data center physical security monitoring. Perform other duties as assigned commensurate with Senior Computer Operator level. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. Equivalent of six months of experience operating computer equipment and peripherals. Ability to follow procedures for dispatching service support personnel to after-hours trouble calls; includes entering, assigning, updating, and closing problem management tickets. Excellent oral and written communications skills including electronic mail transmissions and providing customer service over the telephone. Work schedule includes evening or graveyard shifts, and weekend and holiday assignments; premium parking available at reduced rates for swing and graveyard shifts. Work involves extended periods of standing, walking, and bending, and may include lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds. NOTE: Pre-employment physical required; ability to lift excess of 50 pounds, stand for extended periods of time. NOTE: Assignment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Basic knowledge of scripting in a UNIX Shell (Bash, Korn, Bourne or C) preferred. Basic knowledge of networking hardware, large scale printing, CA Autosys, customer service and computing operations. Ability to work as productive member of a professional team, as well as independently with minimal supervision; initiative to be a self-starter. Ability to conduct research and problem resolution via multiple avenues. Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and change priorities in fast-paced technical environment. Ability to respond to customer phone calls and requests as needed. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description This position will be open until filled. First review of applications will be conducted on September 25, 2018 andqualified applicantsinvited tointerview. A hiring decision may be made at any time following September 25, 2018. The Assistant Director, in collaboration with the Library Programs and Services Division (LPSD) leadership team, is responsible for overseeing the delivery of system-wide services to Library patrons and the implementation of the Library's service priorities. Specifically, the Assistant Director leads the Public Services Management Team (PSMT) to shape and implement the goals of Public Services as guided by the Library's Strategic Direction; and oversees, guides, and directs staff in the operations of the Library's 27 locations as well as delivery of system wide programs and services to Seattle's diverse community. This position reports to the Director of Library Programs and Services Division. The Seattle Public Library is Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning and staff development. Library staff is highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. Staff members are committed to and demonstrate the Library's organizational values of Respect, Partnership, Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, and Transparency in their communications, intentions and behaviors. Additionally, the Library supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access. The Library strives to provide the staff and public with equitable opportunities for growth while developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share these values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to apply for this position. Job Responsibilities Programs and Organizational Development: Provide leadership and participate fully in the development of the Library's programs and service deliverables. Continually assess the public's needs and interests, and work collaboratively with administration, managers, staff, external stakeholders and the community to develop responsive program and service strategies of the future that meet traditional and non-traditional use patterns in new and innovative ways. Work in conjunction with other city departments, the community and external stakeholders in creating an organization free of institutionalized racism. Maintain and enhance Outcomes Based Planning and Evaluation (OBPE). Manage the Outcomes Reporting process and supervise reporting on outcomes to the Board, the Seattle Public Library Foundation, Friends, library staff and community stakeholders. Staff Development and Administration. Develop and implement staffing models and plans to support service goals. Provide general staffing administration and support managers in the coordination and supervision of staff. Participate in and/or support the recruitment, selection and onboarding of new staff members. Engage in teambuilding and model and develop the competencies of managers and staff. Monitor and track staffing activities and maintain needed systems and records. Develop, coach and support the mentoring and professional development of Public Services direct reports and Public Services staff . Develop staffing budgets, reports and studies as needed. Coordinate staffing activities and development with Human Resources, Labor, Library Administration, managers, and other stakeholders. Coordinate unit and individual work plans with overall divisional priorities and objectives. Plan for and develop regular status reports. Conduct analytical studies and develop narrative materials. Assist the Director with annual and long range planning, including setting goals and recommending strategies. Operations and Resource Management. In collaboration with the Library Programs and Services Operations Manager evaluate and continually improve systems for the management of essential operations, analyzing resource needs, and directing staff effectively to support Library objectives. Maintain a continual practice of process improvements to gain efficiencies in work processes. Develop and maintain a collaborative process that seeks input from affected stakeholders such as frontline staff and cross divisional peers. Assist with developing operations, staffing, project and other budgets and coordinating them with overall division budgets. Monitor expenditures and develop financial reports and studies in collaboration with the Finance team. In coordination with the director of LPSD, develop an annual budget for Public Services. Compile and analyze statistics, outcomes and impacts along with other relevant data in support of budget requests. Project Management. In collaboration with the Assistant Director of Collections and Access, assist managers and the Public Services Management Team in setting short- and long-term objectives, and planning and implementing unit and individual projects. Represent the director at project-related meetings and ensure timely communication between divisions, teams, task forces, administrators, and other stakeholders. Create and maintain project information and communications and make formal and informal project-related presentations to individuals and groups. Develop and monitor project budgets. Relationship Management. Maintain and enhance the Seattle Public Library Foundation (SPLF) and Friends of the Library relationships, including managing Foundation and Friends funds, providing reports on programs and services funded by these two non-profit groups, and maintaining channels of communication with the Foundation CEO, Friends President and staff to develop donor interest and support. Participate in community activities, collaborate internally to identify and build on collaborative opportunities, establish, support and maintain relations with community partners and stakeholders, and support managers and staff in responding to public concerns and interests. Policy Development. Recommend and participate in the development of Library policies, guidelines and practices. Stay abreast of changes in the library profession that will support the service delivery changes proposed by the Library. Seek out best practices of other library systems, as appropriate, and analyze their potential application at the Library. Qualifications Candidates must be able to demonstratethat they possess the following: A minimum of five years of library management experience and a master's degree in library science; experience with urban public libraries and Central/Branch system structures is highly desirable. Excellent leadership and management skills, including a successful track record of managing library services and a unionized staff through significant change. Must be familiar with current professional trends and issues in public library services and management. Demonstrated experience in recruiting, developing and mentoring a diverse staff that reflects the communities served by SPL and experience removing barriers to advancement for people of color and other marginalized groups. Demonstrated experience developing supervision and management expectations. Ability to both formally and informally coach direct reports and other staff within the library system. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including written and formal communications, presentation skills, skill with group and team dynamics, and the ability to motivate, persuade and negotiate with diverse individuals and groups. Demonstrated experience in equity analysis of library programs and services and an understanding of race and social equity issues Ability to apply this analysis to affect change in program and service deliverables from an equity perspective. Knowledge and experience communicating the Library's intellectual freedom role to patrons, partners, stakeholders and staff. Ability to recognize, communicate and lead staff through the inherent tension between upholding intellectual freedom principles while working towards the elimination of institutionalized race and social inequities. Knowledge of and experience with principles and methods of organizational administration, including staffing administration, budgeting and analysis, communications, and records management. Ability to apply such principles, policies and procedures in the performance of job duties. Knowledge and understanding of personnel and labor relations principles, policies and procedures. Experience supervising and administering in a union environment. Knowledge of organizational theory and various leadership models. Demonstrated experience of innovation in library programs and services and experience with change management, project management and distributive leadership methods. Knowledge of and experience in implementing, providing and evaluating a broad range of library services such as reference, information, reader's advisory, outreach and engagement, and program and service design. Ability to assess and recommend new and improved policies, processes and procedures relating to these functional areas. General knowledge of collection development, analysis and maintenance. Knowledge of and experience in communicating the value of a broad range of library access services such as collection access, and library technologies and operations, in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Collections and Access and the Library Technology Officer Knowledge of and experience in Outcomes Based Planning and Evaluation or similar evaluation planning systems. Ability to understand and analyze a variety of data types and prepare and edit reporting to a variety of audiences. Knowledge and experience with principles and methods of project management from ideation to scale, including planning and evaluation, budgeting, scheduling and monitoring, coordinating multiple projects, and project communications. Must be able to use information management tools, including office PCs and communications, word processing, spreadsheet, database and project management applications, and analytical methods required for managing large, complex and multiple projects. A commitment to meeting the needs of diverse communities and staff consistent with the Library's Internal Organizational Values, mission and strategic direction. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff and the public. Additional Information How to Apply To be considered all candidates must complete the application and attach the following: Cover letter Resume. Applications that are not complete or that don't have the required documents attached may not be considered. This position will be open until filled. First review of applications will be conducted on September 25, 2018 andqualified applicantsinvited tointerview. A hiring decision may be made at any time following September 25, 2018. THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROMOTES DIVERSITY AND PRACTICES INCLUSION. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Transmission and Distribution Business Unit has openings for Journey Level Cable Splicers.Cable Splicers are responsible for splicing high voltage and secondary network systems (power cables used in underground distribution) and street lighting systems. This position installs, maintains and repairs electrical wiring systems.The work requires an expert knowledge of electricity and electrical theory, the methods and tools used in cable splicing, and safety rules and procedures. The ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematic drawings and to use specialized hand and power tools is also required. This position will report to the Network Crew Chief/Supervisor and will report out of the North Service Center. Job Responsibilities Splices, maintains and terminates all types of high and low voltage power cables (lead-covered, gas-filled, oil-filled, etc.). Pulls, racks and secures high and low voltage cables in manholes, conduit, tunnels, vaults and other installations. Installs, maintains, repairs and removes high and low voltage conductors, transformers, network protectors, relays, switches, junction boxes and related electrical equipment. Installs, troubleshoots, maintains and repairs electrical equipment required for spot network distribution systems in high-rise buildings. Locates and repairs electrical faults in underground network distribution systems, substations and other distribution systems. Installs, reroutes, maintains and repairs street lighting systems and equipment. Bends, installs, maintains and repairs all types of conduits. Works with distribution system maps, feeder maps, and cut sheets to perform switching and tagging for power dispatchers to de-energize lines. Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs protection systems, such as fire, anti-corrosion, and cathodic protection systems. Performs high voltage D.C. tests on power cables and equipment. Inspects work done by private contractors. Performs other duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Work Environment/Physical Demand: Works outdoors in all types of weather. Works with energized equipment and cables in confined areas, at heights, and in heavy traffic. Works with toxic/hazardous substances and molten lead and insulating compounds heated to 700º F. Work requires extended periods of physical exertion, including lifting and manipulating objects that weigh more than 50 pounds. May work nights, weekends and holidays. Qualifications Education: Successful completion of a cable splicer or relevant electrical trades apprenticeship program. Experience: Requires three years of experience in the electrical trades working under the supervision of a journey level Cable Splicer with at least one year on a cable splicing crew (or a combination of education and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license. Desired Qualifications: 4 years or more of journey level Cable Splicer experience. Additional Information Candidates that meet the minimum and desired qualifications will be invited to participate in a written examination, and must score competitively in order to be considered for this position and advance in the hiring process. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The mission of the City of Seattle Human Resources Department is to provide strategic and operational human resource services to meet the City's workforce and organizational needs. Our values reflect our best thinking of how we want to act and interact with customers, consumers, stakeholders and each other: ingenuity, integrity, inclusion, commitment and respect. The Seattle Department of Human Resources Compensation and Classification Unit is seeking qualified candidates to fill one Personnel Analyst opportunity. The Compensation and Classification Unit provides specialized service related to implementation and maintenance of the City's classification and compensation systems and programs. This journey level offers a challenging opportunity to participate in or serve as lead on classification and compensation related projects with citywide impact. Job Responsibilities Conduct job analysis by analyzing job duties, conducting research and interviews, synthesizing data and analyzing information and determining appropriate position classifications. Based on the job analysis, write formal determination reports and prepare and defend classification recommendations. Provide customer focused service and consultation to City departments often involving hands on support to management and human resources professionals. Utilize technical knowledge and expertise on major aspects of the classification and compensation system involving represented and non-represented bodies of work. Interpret City Personnel Rules and regulations, policies and procedures, ordinances and labor implications. Participate in employee grievance meetings and classification reconsideration and classification appeal meetings which include: preparation and research, explanation of City personnel and classification/compensation policies, procedures and processes, defense of analytical process and resulting determination, and perform follow-up actions necessary for implementation of resolution. Perform work independently, assignments are generally reviewed for outcome and for conformance with policy, procedure and precedents. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. The ability to write a variety of communications clearly, concisely, and effectively to all levels of employees, as well as the ability to communicate orally to diverse audiences to explain and defend decisions, exchange information, persuade and negotiate. Interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures for City management and human resources representatives. Qualifications A baccalaureate degree in human resource management, business or public administration, social sciences, or a related field and two years experience in professional human resources department (or a combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Additional Information If you have questions, please contact Aisha Foster at Aisha.Foster@seattle.gov . This position is classified as a Personnel Analyst Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences. Closing Date/Time: