City of Seattle

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70 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects and Roadway Structures Division of Seattle Department of Transportation as a leader in the Construction Management Services group working with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. Reporting to the Office Engineering Supervisor, the Senior Office Engineer will perform office engineering administration of larger scale public works construction contracts. Job Responsibilities Instruct and train consultants and less experienced in-house staff on construction documentation procedures; act as a technical resource for all contract administration activities Administer multiple projects at once, some with Federal funding and subject to federal requirements Prepare and process monthly and final contractor payments, measurement, and payment of force account work and materials on hand Review and process standard construction paperwork such as RFIs, design changes, field memos, materials submittals, serial letters, etc.; will require occasional field work to verify contract compliance and that work completed is being measured and paid per plans and specifications Read and interpret plans, specifications, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Track and process contractor submittals and other project correspondence Assist in project closeout and ensure that construction files, photos, and as-builts are archived appropriately Assist in preparation of back up documentation for change orders Prepare various construction notices and related documents Participate in and assist with pre-construction meetings as well as weekly progress meetings; prepare minutes and solicit review comments Interact with a wide range of stakeholders such as contractors, property owners, businesses, designers, project managers, resident engineers, inspectors, etc. Coordinate and cooperate with other agencies, departments, divisions, and private utilities involved in or affected by projects Set up and manage electronic and hard copy of construction project files Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice These responsibilities are a summarization of typical functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications : Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology Four years of Civil Engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base Other combinations of education, training, and/or experience that provide an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class may be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability. Required Certifications/Licenses : A valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Fundamental of Engineering (FE) also referred to as the Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering Experience administering public works construction contracts, including projects with Federal funding Prior specialty contracting experience (GCCM, JOC, Design Build) Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil and construction engineering, including methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used in civil engineering, construction, and inspection Ability to read and interpret plans, specs, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Strong proficiency in using MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint Online, and Adobe Professional Multilingual 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 lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 15, 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 diligently to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. This Senior Fish Ecologist is part of a team providing technical support for natural resource science, permitting, and policy work for City Light. This position is primarily responsible for managing City Light's Endangered Species Act (ESA) fish research program in the Skagit River Watershed, coordinating and implementing salmon, steelhead, bull trout recovery plans with agencies, tribes, and salmon recovery lead entity organizations, and serving as a subject matter expert on the ESA regulatory processes and impacts of hydroelectric projects on fish populations in the Pacific Northwest. This position will also support the preparation of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) hydroelectric relicensing application for the Skagit Hydroelectric Project with the new license to be issued in 2025. To fulfill these responsibilities, this position works closely with City Light's system operations, engineers and operators, resource agencies, tribes, as well as local salmon and watershed conservation organizations to ensure that power generation operations protect fish populations consistent with City Light's environmental policy. This position also guides resource managers, decision makers, and project managers in matters of aquatic resource protection, ESA fish species recovery, and aquatic habitat restoration. This position serves as City Light's representative in selected forums including, but not limited to, those organized to promote the recovery and persistence of healthy salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest that are consistent with City Light's mission. This position reports to the Science Policy Unit Manager in the Environment, Land, and Licensing Business Unit. Job Responsibilities Conduct and manage City Light's ESA fish research in the Skagit River Watershed which includes designing and implementing field studies funded by City Light's ESA recovery program as well as studies required under Biological Opinions issued for the Skagit Hydroelectric Project. These studies currently include 1) managing a bull trout monitoring program in the three Skagit Hydroelectric Project Reservoirs in coordination with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), 2) managing City Light's reservoir water temperature and limnology monitoring in coordination with the National Park Service (NPS), and 3) bull trout, steelhead, and Chinook salmon research and population monitoring projects conducted in partnership with state and federal agencies, tribes, and universities. Manage City Light's compliance with conditions of the USFWS Biological Opinion and Incidental Take Statement (ITS) for the continuing operation of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project. This work includes compiling and analyzing bull trout monitoring program data and preparing the annual bull trout ITS for submission to USFWS and FERC. Develop and manage contracts with consultants, and memorandums of agreement (MOAs) with agencies and universities, that support ESA fish research and monitoring. Foster and facilitate research partnerships with academic institutions that result in graduate student research on fish biology and aquatic ecology in the Skagit River watershed. Serve on graduate student committees as appropriate. Represent City Light at semi-annual research meetings of the Upper Skagit Watershed Aquatic Ecosystem Workgroup. This transboundary organization works closely with the Skagit Environmental Endowment Commission (SEEC) to promote and fund fish and aquatic research and monitoring in the Upper Skagit Watershed. Support City Light's climate change research and adaptation program by working with City Light's climate change advisor on fish, aquatic ecology, and water quality issues in the Skagit River watershed. Identify and develop adaptation actions to improve resiliency of ESA-listed fish populations. Serve as fish biologist representing City Light at local and regional climate change research organizations, including the Skagit Climate Science Consortium. Represent City Light as member of the Skagit Watershed Council's (SWC) Technical Working Group. This group reviews grant proposals for salmon and steelhead recovery projects submitted to the SWC which serves as the lead entity for Salmon Recovery Fund Board and Puget Sound Partnership salmon recovery grants in WRIAs 3 and 4. Participate in ESA Section 7 Consultation process for the project relicensing, including updating the current Biological Evaluation for the project. Participate in the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 water quality certification process that will be completed for project relicensing. Support environmental permitting for operations and maintenance projects at the Skagit Hydroelectric Project. Provide scientific and technical guidance to City Light's permitting staff. Prepare Biological Assessments and participate in completion of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements for O&M projects. Review fisheries and environmental issues regarding the Federal Columbia River Power System. Provide technical support to City Light's power contracts and regional affairs staff on Columbia River fish issues. Serve as one of the primary advisors to City Light management regarding effects of utility activities on water quality and aquatic resources with an emphasis on regional salmon populations and potential solutions. Stay current on science and policies relating to regional salmon recovery with a specific focus on water quality standards, as well as ESA and CWA compliance. Lead and/or support preparation of peer-reviewed scientific publications. Represent City Light's science policy work in various public forums. This work sometimes includes, but is not limited to, preparing and delivering presentations for scientific conferences, workshops, public meetings, and the media. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education: Masters in Environmental, Natural, or Physical Science or equivalent degree. Experience: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience with fish management and 3 years in salmon research and management, river ecology, and reservoir ecosystems. Ability to work effectively with people with varying expertise and backgrounds, understand several scientific disciplines, and handle multiple and varied assignments. Knowledge of and experience applying federal, state and local environmental laws, regulations, and policies applicable to Washington State (e.g., ESA, CWA). Strong research, quantitative, and analytical skills and be proficient in the use of MicroSoft Word, Excel, and Access, as well as statistical analysis software. Excellent written and oral communication skills. This position requires the ability to travel to and from the Skagit River and to field work (e.g., hiking, stream walking, snorkeling) in remote locations under adverse weather conditions. The candidate must also have the ability to obtain a Washington boat certification. Certification/License: Washington State Driver's License or equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: PhD in Fisheries or similar field. Experience providing technical expertise relating salmon recovery issues and developing recommendations for senior management on policy options and program direction. Firsthand knowledge of the Skagit River system, Puget Sound ESA fish species status and recovery. A solid understanding of hydroelectric operations, particularly power generation, flow and reservoir management, and power management. Demonstrated use of GIS. Familiarity with a broad range of stream, riverine, and reservoir monitoring and sampling approaches and appropriate field skills, as well as physical skills necessary to carry out work. Demonstrated ability to develop and manage contracts and budgets. Familiarity with modeling techniques pertaining to aquatic ecosystems. Demonstrated understanding of reservoir limnology and ecology. Thorough understanding of effects of hydroelectric facility operations, flow and reservoir management, and associated effects on water quality and aquatic resources, including threatened and endangered species of fish and fish habitat, macroinvertebrates, and aquatic invasive species. Strong collaboration and negotiation skills. Experience with power boat operations. 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: 10/16/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 18, 2018
Temporary
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. Seattle City Light is currently investing in power grid modernization with multiple operational technology (OT) computer system projects for power grid monitoring and control that include advanced distribution automation, generation control automation, substation automation, OT WAN & LAN upgrade, advance meter infrastructure and energy market operation for trading and risk management (ETRM) including CAISO Energy Imbalance Market participation. The role of this position is to apply advanced knowledge, skills, and practical experience with servers, workstations, network, data communications, cyber security and NERC Critical Infrastructure Protect (CIP) standards to develop, operate and maintain the highly available 24x7 OT infrastructure that includes: Cisco network routers, switches, firewalls, and Intrusion Protection & Detection; Intel Servers & Workstations with Linux & Windows OS; and Other computer infrastructure system hardware and software. This position will report to the Manager for Power System Automation unit in the Engineering and Technology Innovation Division. Job Responsibilities As an experienced Infrastructure Integrator, ensure the delivery of stable and reliable Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems that meet OT required service levels. This role will be responsible for new technology implementation as well as operation & maintenance support. SCADA infrastructure changes require precise collaboration with SCADA application teams, control room dispatchers, RTU / data network, substation and power plant engineering, and regulatory compliance stakeholders. The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to following duties. Develop and maintain high quality computer support processes and design standards for: OT architecture & design for high availability and operational continuity. Configuration management NERC compliance Monitoring, logging and notification for reliable operation, change management, cyber security protection and intrusion detection. Quality assurance to ensure that as-built changes are NERC CIP compliant and meet the design standards. Interface with SCADA stakeholders and vendors to: Collaborate on business and system requirements to plan SCADA infrastructure road-map. Serve as the central point of contact for infrastructure and cyber security concerns. Design, document and implement plans for lifecycle management of SCADA infrastructure. Develop System performance metrics & reports. Liaison with Seattle Information Technology and other SCL OT providers (e.g. Power Plants, Substation, Communications & Compliance) on SCADA infrastructure. Ensure compliance with regulatory standards. Intercede with auditors and regulators as needed for compliance. Develop and support system changes that include: OS, infrastructure and application patches and upgrades. Design, configure, test and deploy network routers, switches and firewalls as well as servers and workstations. Hardware, software and data recovery. System interfaces, performance and reports with vendor supported software. Participate in24x7call-out support rotation. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline or commensurate experience. If no degree, then the required experience qualification is 9 years. Experience: 5 years infrastructure architecture, design and support experience (or 9 years without a degree). Previous experience with SCADA and/or industrial control systems. Solid understanding of computer, storage and networking as demonstrated by experience with the following technologies: Networking and security Active Directory, Windows Servers and Linux Servers Virtualization technologies such as VMWare Storage technologies Qualifications : Proven ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with clients, support staff, vendors, and service providers. Demonstrated ability to design, oversee and implement complex systems in mission critical environments. Possess excellent organizational and planning skills and to manage competing priorities under tight deadlines. Have a strong personal initiative, ability to deliver high quality results, and desire for continuous improvement. Proven ability to create consensus across different teams through facilitated collaboration. Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a team when necessary. Coach and mentor other employees within the team. Performs all work in a safe manner appropriate to the work environment. Notices and acts on all unsafe conditions when observed. Actively encourages safe and quality work practices. Certification/License: Networking certification such as Cisco Desired Qualifications: Any of the additional experience listed below will help to distinguish competitive candidates. OSI Monarch EMS SCADA High availability 24x7 computing environments Certification with network protocols and firewalls Data center monitoring for operation performance or compliance IT Change management process IT Compliance with regulatory laws/standards and enterprise policies and procedures, e.g. NERC CIP, SOX, PCI SolarWinds Tripwire VM or Hypervisor Oracle RDBMS Linux and or Windows Server OS RTU DNP3 communication protocol MCSE/MSITP Scripting knowledge (PowerShell, VBScript, other) SCADA application, interface and historian/reporting programming OSISoft Pi Historian Consulting experience 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: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Information Technology is looking for a Business Systems Analyst to work as part of the Permitting Applications team. The Permitting team supports the City's Accela application, a critical business application used by multiple departments to manage permitting, licensing, inspections and code compliance. This position is responsible for working with business staff to identify opportunities for system improvements, assessing work requests, investigating and documenting business requirements, determining configuration and design solutions, seeing changes through to a successful implementation, and troubleshooting issues in a production environment. This work is primarily associated with the Accela application and may include work with other applications supported by the Permitting team. Job Responsibilities The Permitting Business Systems Analyst will Gather information by performing research, facilitating workshops and conducting interviews. Research and analyze business functions, and document detailed business requirements, business rules and functional requirements. Investigate software and work with other permitting team members and software vendors to assess system capabilities and configuration options. Create and update software specifications; ensure that system documentation libraries are kept up to date and well organized. Configure software using standard software configuration tools. Support creation of test materials, and assist test team in resolving problems, working with software vendors when appropriate. Identify, document and resolve issues, escalating when appropriate. Follow established project or departmental review and approval processes and standards for all work. Support department goals in promoting diversity, race and social justice. This position requires occasional non-standard working hours. Qualifications Required Qualifications: NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. Education: Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math, (STEM) or Business, or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience: In depth experience (typically 3+ years) as a Business Systems Analyst Experience implementing off-the-shelf business applications, including gap-fit analyses, capabilities assessments, design, configuration and testing. Experience working with vendors providing support for COTS applications. Good oral and written communication skills; able to communicate with both technical and business staff and translate between technical and business language. Good general knowledge of database structures and tools (such as SQL, Oracle, MS Access, etc.), including the ability to design and execute queries. Ability to manage scope as it pertains to areas of responsibility and keep the project manager and supervisor informed of changes and impact to assigned projects. Ability to work independently while maintaining appropriate communications with supervisor about progress and issues. Ability to manage time well to meet project milestones. Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Desired Qualifications: Experience working with permitting processes, including familiarity with legislation and best practices for permitting and licensing. Experience leading small IT projects with staff resources from a variety of IT specialties. Familiarity with Software Development Life Cycle methodologies and templates. Familiarity with permitting software such as Accela or Hansen. Additional Information NOTE: Submit cover letter & 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. This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit; IBEW Local 77. Position is eligible for overtime or compensatory time for hours worked over 40 in a work week. Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Lighting Design Lab - 2915 4th Ave South, WA
Sep 15, 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. Lighting Design Lab (LDL) is program within the Technology Services unit of the Customer Energy Solutions (CES) division. LDL works to transform the northwest lighting market by promoting quality design and energy efficient technologies via education and training, consultations, technical assistance, and demonstrations. Operated by Seattle City Light, LDL is supported by northwest-region utilities, Bonneville Power Administration, and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. LDL offers resources and training on energy efficient lighting technologies and effective lighting design to architects, lighting designers and contractors, utility personnel, and other lighting industry participants within Seattle City Light's service territory and throughout the Pacific Northwest region. Seattle City Light is looking for a Planning and Development Specialist II to support LDL, Technology Services, and other CES work. This role reports to LDL's Executive Director, and functions in a cross-functional matrix environment within the CES division. Job Responsibilities Coordinate activities that guide the customer's experience within and throughout the program Utilize participant evaluations, web analytics, and other stakeholder feedback to inform service improvements and future planning Utilize web analytics and team input to inform website content, placement, and schedule Identify and implement organizational systems for project management and tracking (e.g., Gantt charts, dashboards, project tracking tools, etc.) Coordinate and perform reporting on program activities, service delivery, events, classes, etc., in the form of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and dashboards Develop and implement systems and processes that support training, educational programming; and that issue and track continuing education unit (CEU) certificates to program participants Implement process to issue continuing education unit (CEU) certificates to LDL course participants Coordinate deliverables and milestone schedules on grants and contracts Coordinate communications and editorial calendar for publications, web content, social media, blogs, etc. Generate and distribute compelling reports describing outcomes of services, activities, and participation Prepare consultant contracts and coordinate and monitor work of consultants (e.g., work performance and work product), ensuring invoice processing and payment Coordinate intra- and inter-department efforts within the division and externally Design and maintain internal contact management platform to enable tracking, searching, sorting, and generating targeted groups for promotional campaigns and reporting Maintain internal calendar for events and space use Coordinate program event registration and sign-in process Support and coordinate class, workshop, and other event logistics needs Maintain up-to-date technical library of program-related tools, publications, technical guides, and other resources Coordinate participant communications for classes and webinars Perform other related duties of a comparable level, as assigned Qualifications Education: Baccalaureate degree in planning, urban design, environmental studies, public administration, or related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: Two years of experience in planning and research related to land use, urban economics, human services, environmental issues, conservation; or other work directly related to City planning and development work. Travel: This position may involve travel to stakeholder locations throughout the Pacific NW region and other industry gatherings Desired Qualifications: 3 years' program or process management experience, including design and implementation of program management processes 3 years' experience researching, analyzing, and synthesizing complex information and data; developing and presenting recommendations; and preparing concise written reports, correspondence and recommendations 3 years' experience managing databases and generating dashboards 3 years' experience soliciting for and managing professional services contracts, overseeing delivery of services, and invoicing Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships with business contacts, the public, consultants, trade ally community, and employees at all level of the organization Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to make presentations for small audiences Ability to work collaboratively within the team, the larger division, and with external partners while requiring very limited supervision Strong analytical and organizational skills 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: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 15, 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 Resource Planning, Forecasting and Analysis team (RPFA) is looking for a quantitatively capable individual who wants to apply their modeling skills and mathematical expertise to electric resource planning and hydro operations planning. Seattle City Light is adapting to significant and exciting changes in the electric industry and the RPFA team is looking for talented individuals to help meet those challenges by enhancing the modeling and decision analysis capabilities of the team. This position will report to the Resource Planning, Forecasting & Analysis Manager. Job Responsibilities The person in this position will lead and perform electric market modeling and reliability studies to support integrated resource planning, and technical studies of emerging policies and trends in the industry.The successful candidate will lead and support analyses related to participation in bilateral, energy imbalance and related wholesale electricity markets, and also operations and supply and demand side resource decisions. The successful candidate will demonstrate creative problem solving and strong leadership, teamwork and interpersonal skills. If you enjoy using advanced modeling techniques to identify cost-effective and environmentally responsible electric utility resource choices and operating strategies, we want to hear from you. Duties of this data scientist position include: Selecting and applying scientific and mathematical methods to study and evaluate the value of electric power supply; analyze hydro system operations and storage; and assess economic opportunities of participation in existing and emerging regional electric markets. Conducting studies using statistical and simulation models for operations planning, power system reliability, integrated resource planning, and other utility analytics. Collecting and analyzing data from many external agencies and private company sources to model behavior of existing power plants, energy demand patterns, electric transmission capacity and transfer capabilities. Employing the appropriate algorithm and methodologies to discover patterns and build tools that lead to findings. Coordinating with teams across the utility including power marketing, risk management, science policy, financial planning, customer energy solutions, engineering, and system operations. Developing summaries and reports to help explain technical analysis to decision makers. Creating documentation and procedures for business continuity. Presenting the rationale of findings for senior management and external stakeholders. Providing technical expertise. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Industrial or Power Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, or a related quantitative field (combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience related to short-term and long-term electric resource planning and/or quantitative analysis. Proficiency in using: programming languages such as C, C++, Python, Java or others statistical software packages such as R, S-Plus, MATLAB, SAS, STATA, GAUSS, MINITAB, Eviews, or others Microsoft Excel, VBA, Word, and PowerPoint or similar software relational database packages such as MS SQL Completion of a Graduate Degree in Industrial or Power Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or a related quantitative field may be considered as equivalent experience. Certification/License: None Desired Qualifications: Graduate degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Industrial or Power Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, or a related quantitative field Knowledge of energy markets, electric generation technology, demand, transmission, and power plant operations. Knowledge of hydropower operations and hydropower modeling Knowledge of Aurora® or similar electric market forecasting models Experience in mathematical modeling to represent complex physical systems and operations Proficiency in conducting design of experiments, statistical and predictive modeling techniques, and simulation modeling Creative problem-solving skills Ability to communicate complex planning issues to both technical audiences and the public 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: 10/23/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 15, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Human Services, a department of the City of Seattle, funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We invest in programs that help people gain independence and success. The Human Services Department is seeking a liaison for the Seattle-King County Advisory Council for Aging and Disability Services (ADS). ADS is a division of the Human Services Department and operates as the federally designated Area Agency on Aging for King County. The role of the 21-member Advisory Council is to represent the vision and voice of the community and advocate for local, state, and national policies and programs that promote quality of life for older people and adults with disabilities. This position will report to the Strategic Policy and Legislative Advisor and will work in partnership with the ADS planning unit, department staff, other City departments, external partners, and the community to support a vibrant and effective Advisory Council. Job Responsibilities Job Responsibilities: Recruit a diverse pool of volunteers to complement the 21-member Advisory Council. Coordinate presentations and programming to educate and inform council members and community partners about key issues. Provide orientation for new members and support all Advisory Council members in their roles as responsibilities Coordinate Advisory Council member participation in conferences, events, and legislative activities. Provide technical assistance and administrative support for monthly business meetings and committees, including developing agendas and related materials, arranging for accommodations, and ensuring that meetings are welcoming and inclusive. Develop media including training materials, presentations, brochures, and event flyers. Prepare written materials including correspondence to elected officials, advocacy agendas, and reports. Provide support as needed to other ADS projects. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education: B.S. in Social Sciences, Human Services, Public Administration, Business, or a related field is required (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: One year of experience in volunteer coordination, human services administration, service delivery, community organizing, or related experience. Certification/License: None Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Experience in programs, projects or initiatives to promote healthy aging and livability. Knowledge of the local aging network and the role of Area Agencies on Aging. Experience working with or in support of vulnerable populations including communities of color, immigrant/refugee populations, veterans and their families, gay/lesbian, transgender, bi-sexual adults, and low-income communities. Experience in providing community presentations and coordinating community forums and other events. Understanding of the needs of older adults and people with disabilities. Experience supporting a council, coalition, or other volunteer organization. Experience working with elected officials and advocacy organizations. Experience developing, updating, and organizing materials (e.g. reports, presentations, media) using SharePoint and Microsoft Office products. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong organizational skills. Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 14, 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 The Supply Chain Analyst is the subject matter expert as it relates to City Light's inventory system (Asset Suite 80) ensuring data integrity, business process alignment with system functionality and troubleshooting problems. This position is the key liaison for user issues and support of business interfaces with other operating systems within the City and Utility In addition to the technical working knowledge, this position is responsible for quantitative analysis, data mining, ad hoc reporting and database management supporting decision making. Assists management in establishing strategic goals for inventory management to maximize the utility's investment in materials while managing risks to the utility operation group's ability to perform work. This position has no direct reports and will report to the Material Control Manager. Job Responsibilities Analyze inventory levels and provide standardized replenishment calculation criteria based on type of commodity, criticality to utility operations, vendor lead times, usage patterns and ratio of planned to actual Re-balance the inventory minimum levels at all warehouses to move inventory where it is needed and reduce inventory levels where they are too high Review and establish stock levels for new items and oversee the depletion or surplus of older materials collaborating with all stakeholders; engineers, safety and health and crews to work through any issues Ensure the integrity of supply chain system's traceable material data and business process Support and review supply chain policies which drive procurement decisions, tracking demand for materials, establishing financial load rates and others Provide special project analysis to assist users across the utility in support of business decisions requiring custom queries with supply chain and overall business process knowledge Determine and administer security groups and profiles for supply chain business users Ability to review and interpret technical software specifications for troubleshooting or configuration changes Act as subject matter expert for the supply chain software interfaces to the City Financial system and several departmental applications including the Work and Asset Management System - WAM Ensure data accuracy and information within the supply chain application Resolve all data discrepancies by determining root cause (source) of inconsistency and track issue to resolution Maintain system documentation and procedures and user setups Assists with all phases of department projects and project cycle, may include planning design, development, testing, implementation, documentation, training and closure Represents business unit data requirements or educates on data availability and appropriateness This position will be responsible for the coordination and facilitation of re-implementing warehouse bar code scanning functions Qualifications Experience: T hree years of experience in systems, operations, procedures, research or analysis Education: Bachelor's degree in 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). Desired Qualifications: Five years of experience in inventory management, supply chain, demand planning or materials management Strong analytical, root cause and critical thinking skills Experience with complex data analysis, data reconciliation and ensuring data quality Advanced excel capability, ability to interpret and present data meaningful to audience Data Administration Data querying, Statistics or modeling experience a plus APICS or SCM certification Documentation/procedure writing experience Process & technical problem-solving skills Ability to communicate at different organizational levels and willingness to take initiative ERP applications experience 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: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Police Department (SPD) seeks to fill the position of Assistant Police Chief to serve as a dynamic executive to assist and support the Chief of Police in the overall management and administration of the Department. As part of the Department's Command Staff, this position will play a central role in advancing the Department's mission of reducing crime through constitutional policing. The Assistant Chief is charged with directing, managing, supervising and coordinating the activities and operations of an assigned Bureau within the Seattle Police Department and provides complex executive support to the Chief of Police. DEPARTMENT CULTURE : The Seattle Police Department is comprised of 2,000 dedicated law enforcement professionals all committed to creating and fostering a work environment that is collaborative, innovative and leading the way in law enforcement principles and practices. Ours is a culture that encourages top performers to adhere to a standard of excellence in the identification of and resolution to complex challenges. At SPD we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences. Job Responsibilities Assumes management responsibility for the services, activities, and day-to-day operations of an assigned Bureau. Coordinates activities with other Bureaus, City Departments, and outside agencies. Advises and assists subordinates in solving highly complex police issues. Formulates orders and regulations governing activities of the SPD; confers with the Chief of Police, Command Staff and subordinate staff on the formulation of policies and practices of the Department; and supports policy development and compliance by ensuring policies are updated and distributed. Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies, and investigations; recommends modifications to programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Promotes police public relations by participating in media interviews, acting as a liaison for the Police Chief with other law enforcement agencies, and elected officials. Serves on committees, commissions and task forces, and represents the Department in state and local police functions. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and priorities for the Department. Participates in the development and administration of the Department's annual budget of approximately $300 Million; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; and monitors and approves expenditures. Manages the services and activities of assigned Bureau; coordinates the tasks of sworn and civilian personnel in preserving order, protecting life and property, investigating crimes, and enforcing laws and municipal ordinances. Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; responds to questions and information requests from citizens and outside agencies. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law enforcement. Qualifications Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Law Enforcement or a related field; a minimum of ten (10) years law enforcement experience, which must include a minimum of three (3) years experience as a full-time Lieutenant, or higher; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must satisfy a Seattle Police Department background investigation, meet the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission requirements for police officer certification; and have a valid Washington State driver's license at the time of hire. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS : Well qualified applicants will have a demonstrated appreciation for diversity in the workplace; a strong track record of meaningful community outreach; a demonstrated commitment to constitutional policing; and advanced training in leadership, supervision and management related to law enforcement. Additional Information CALL FOR TOP PERFORMERS : If you are encouraged by and meet the qualifications you just read, we invite you to applying online at http:// www.seattle.gov/jobs or complete an application, cover letter, resume and drop it off at the Human Resources Department, Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 - 5th Avenue, Suite 5400, Seattle, WA 98124-4028. Job Number 2018-01313. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. This process will remain open until positions are filled, although first consideration will be given to those applications received by October 2, 2018. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of O365 Security and Compliance Center Administrator in Seattle Information Technology's (Seattle IT) Applications Division. 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 a public access to government information. Join this newly created division and become an integral player on an exciting team! Position Overview This position will report to the Office 365 Enterprise Applications Manager in Seattle IT's Applications Division. The roles and responsibilities of the O365 Security & Compliance Center Administrator will include work tasks in support of Public Disclosure Requests, Litigation Searches, Retention, and Support of the Security & Compliance Center application. Job Responsibilities Under minimal supervision, this position will be responsible for: Responsible for searches in Office 365's Security and Compliance Center SCC Tasks Creates cases Audits and reports on application usage Manage retention, labels, etc. Troubleshoots/advises on query creation Sets holds for litigation Advises on data governance Manage SCC Permissions & Access Standardizes usage Promotes best practices Training facilitation Works collaboratively with project managers to provide project support as needed. Recommends changes to policy to adapt a new or changed process or technology into the organization. Documents and presents to all levels of management recommended policy changes with defensible language. Engage and work closely with business customers from front-line to mid-level management. Build a strong working relationship with key business stakeholders Collaborate with subject matter experts on system design, troubleshooting and documentation Partners with Security Risk and Compliance team on SCC features and functionality Qualifications Required Qualifications: Note: Unless specifically stated, equivalent combinations of education, training, and experience will be considered. 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 experience with Security & Compliance Center of Office 365 (typically 2+ years) Ability to communicate effectively and build strong working relationships with City Legal department, various departmental Public Disclosure Officers, IT infrastructure teams, and business stakeholders Ability to produce high quality deliverables while maintaining schedule commitments. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. High energy; able to deal with demanding pace and changing priorities; ability to remain calm under pressure. Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to convey technical information to non-technical staff or customers. Ability to maintain confidentiality, use good judgment and discretion, and interact with diverse workforce within the City and customer base. Excellent customer service skills. Strong business ethics and work ethic Desired Qualifications: AIP, DLP, and other security configurations in SCC Additional Information NOTE: Submit cover letter & 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. This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit; IBEW Local 77. Position is eligible for overtime or compensatory time for hours worked over 40 in a work week. Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Office of Sustainability & Environment (OSE) develops and implements citywide environmental policies and programs to advance a sustainable, equitable, and carbon neutral future for Seattle while creating vibrant communities and building shared prosperity. As part of this mission, OSE provides strategic direction in Seattle's food policy work, including advancing the coordinated, multi-department Seattle Food Action Plan , and implementing the Fresh Bucks food access program. To help ensure the continued success of the food team's programs, we have an opportunity to bring in a Program Support Specialist to be part of the food team. In this role, you will support OSE's food policy and programs team through performing specialist administrative functions, supporting stakeholder meetings and events, assisting with special projects, and providing customer service, both in writing and over the phone. You will also identify areas where administrative processes could be strengthened and propose and establish processes to ensure work is being done effectively and consistently. OSE prioritizes racial equity and environmental justice in our work to protect Seattle's environment, and you should share OSE's commitment. Job Responsibilities Here is more about what you'll be doing: General Office Support: Providing support to the food policy and programs team of nine including coordination of staff equipment and supply needs, scheduling support, and maintaining meeting and operations calendars Maintaining tracking and progress documents to track staff completion of action items that advance programmatic milestones Establishing and maintaining file organization systems; performing records retention and records request duties Interpreting and applying existing guidelines to develop and revise administrative support procedures Assisting with procurement including vendor searches, vendor communication and placing and tracking orders Assisting with collecting, organizing, and transcribing information and data for annual reports and program evaluations Drafting and posting social media and other programmatic communications Editing, printing, preparing, and distributing program collateral Customer Service: Serving as front end customer interface in person or by phone, referring customer inquiries to appropriate team members Responding to customer email requests for information on food programs in clear, succinct language Drafting replies to correspondence assigned by Mayor's office and others Working with staff to ensure timely updates of constituent records and contacts/referrals in contact management databases Representing the City and department at outreach events Meeting and Event Support: Scheduling meetings, reserving rooms, coordinating meeting logistics, ordering and procuring food and supplies, setting up and breaking down rooms and equipment, and preparing and copying materials Assembling and verifying invite mailing lists, checking for updates, drafting and prepping emails, and maintaining RSVP lists Creating and maintaining contact lists, files, and other documents for advisory and stakeholder groups Taking concise, relatable notes in fast paced meetings; clearly communicating meeting process and identifying action steps and follow-up items Preparing and distributing minutes and records of meetings and proceedings for advisory groups, stakeholder groups, and team members Accounting/Grants & Contracts Support: Coordinating with Finance staff to handle accounts payable duties, such as collecting invoices and preparing initial coding, copying and scanning, and filing Processing online payments and maintaining copies and documentation for credit card statements, as well as researching payment issues for vendors Tracking and processing contracts and amendments, preparing and distributing copies for Clerk, accounting, and vendors Reviewing contract status list bi-weekly and alerting Grants & Contracts Specialist and project managers of upcoming deadlines You will be successful in this role if you possess the following skills, abilities, and experience : Skills Excellent oral and written communication skills Highly organized, self-motivated, and detail-oriented Collaboration and teamwork Listening and communicating professionally with a range of internal and external customers Advanced technical expertise in office practices and procedures Abilities Providing exemplary customer service under stressful situations, responding with patience and professionalism to customer requests for assistance and information Synthesizing and clearly communicating information from multiple sources Working autonomously and staying focused with minimal oversight, applying independent judgement within defined guidelines Managing your own work, taking ownership of a project, anticipating project needs, and acting independently to execute tasks Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, OneDrive, and the ability to learn new systems Experience Working in a multicultural workplace with diverse customers with an emphasis on cooperation, collaboration, and inclusiveness in support of promoting racial equity and social justice Juggling multiple tasks efficiently and adapting easily to changing priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment Logistics planning and coordinating meeting arrangements Food access and nutrition programs, food systems, or food policy issues Qualifications In addition to the ability to perform the work described above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class): 2 years of clerical support experience 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. Additional Information This position is classified as an Administrative Specialist II. This position will require the ability to work a flexible schedule, as attendance at meetings in the evenings or weekends will be required at times. To be considered for this position, you must submit your application, attaching both a cover letter and resume at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ no later than 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 . This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Office of Sustainability & Environment 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Office of Sustainability & Environment 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. If you have questions, please contact Lindsey King at Lindsey.King@seattle.gov . Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 12, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview : The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Vendor Manager in Seattle Information Technology (Seattle IT). 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. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team. This role will partner closely with technology teams and business units to drive the engineering and delivery of advanced IT solutions. Successful candidates will have a technical background, be detail driven, and have excellent problem solving and communication skills. You should not only be passionate about delivering leading-edge IT solutions, but should also be obsessed with contributing to the development of high-performing teams. In this role, you will be provided the opportunity to establish best in class applications development and support processes that will allow our organization to scale and support multiple programs. The right candidate will possess a strong background in technology service contract performance and risk management, has the ability to develop and lead high performing management programs, and be passionate about developing others. Position Overview: We are looking for a Senior Vendor Manager who will manage the relationship between solution vendors, internal departments, and Seattle IT. This position will work collaboratively with technical staff, business stakeholders and vendors to help build and execute the vendor management program for Seattle IT. As the, Senior Vendor Manager, you must have strong leadership skills to be effective in facilitating partnerships with vendors, technology teams and public constituents. Successful candidates will have a technical background, be detail driven, and have excellent problem solving and communication skills. Job Responsibilities Key Responsibilities: Develop, plan, and implement a vendor management program within the Applications division in coordination with the Business Office. Work jointly with other members in the organization on the execution of the product vision, strategy, and roadmap to ensure success. Identify new product ideas, understand customer needs, develop and test concepts. Identify market and vendor trends, collate and analyze to meet customer needs. Execute product strategies and create/maintain product roadmaps that prioritize customer needs, and lead to cost effective service delivery. Lead strategic vendor activities across a wide spectrum of suppliers, is expected to apply strategic commercial and operational techniques to enhance vendor performance. Assist Client Service Directors and their staff with translating business goals, feature concepts, vendor solutions and customer needs into comprehensive requirements and compelling business plans. Instill organizational discipline to control costs, drive service excellence and mitigate risks to gain increased value from their vendors throughout application life cycles. Build consensus and drive collaboration across stakeholders (internal and external to the City and vendors). Define and analyze comprehensive metrics with vendors to inform the success of products post implementation and ongoing strategic planning. Monitor metrics and conduct vendor performance reviews. Manage communication at all level of leadership regarding product goals and progress to goals. 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), Business Administration, or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience: In depth experience in vendor relationship management (typically 3+ years) Proven leadership and advancement in IT applications including experience with cloud/SaaS In depth experience engaging with all levels of management (Business and IT) Demonstrated experience with application development and support methodologies Proven leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience with managed Services Contracts and Service Level Agreements Capability : Ability to build trust and engagement with executives, customers, peers and team. Seizes opportunities to learn. Understands the importance of teamwork, building relationships and facilitation. Ability to produce high quality deliverables while maintaining schedule commitments. Experience creating strong 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 and 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. High energy; able to deal with demanding pace and changing priorities and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Ability to maintain confidentiality and a sense of humor, use good judgment and discretion, and interact with diverse workforce within the City and customer base. Desired Qualifications: Government/public sector experience Special Conditions : Ability to occasionally work non-business hours and more than 40 hours in a workweek Ability to work on-call Occasional travel to offsite facilities and remote locations may be necessary. Additional Information Note: Attach Cover Letter and Resume to NeoGov Application Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Rockport, WA
Sep 12, 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 safety focused Camp Service Aide to work out of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project in Newhalem, WA.Newhalem, Washington is located 116 miles northeast of Seattle, in a very remote, rural area nestled in the northern Cascade mountain range at one of Washington State's most beautiful and scenic hydro generating facilities. This position is a three-quarter time role. The Camp Services Aide performs cleaning, serving and other support services for the dining and overnight guest facilities at the Skagit Hydroelectric Project.The work of the Camp Service Aide includes basic housekeeping duties associated with services for overnight guests and food preparation, service and clean-up tasks in support of City Light's Gorge Inn. The Camp Service Aide has the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging projects and participate in the operation and maintenance activities that strengthen, beautify, and improve the maintenance and reliability of hydroelectric plants. This position reports to the Skagit Maintenance Manager. Job Responsibilities Performs housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, waxing floors, washing windows, making beds, distributing linen, cleaning furniture and appliances, emptying garbage, and cleaning restrooms. Makes coffee and assists cooks in the preparation of salads, sand-wiches, beverages, fruits and vegetables. Cleans kitchen, dining room, and other cookhouse areas. Sets up, clears and washes tables and serves food. Stores foods, paper products and cleaning supplies. Scrapes and rinses dishes, runs dishwasher and scours and cleans pots and pans. Performs other related duties of a comparable nature as assigned. Physical Job Demands / Work Environment: Required to work nights, evenings, weekends and/or holidays. Required to work varying hours. Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Frequently required to lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds. Qualifications Requires an ability to learn routine housekeeping and food service tasks in a camp setting. Certification/License: County Food Handlers Permit. Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: Good customer service skills; Works well independently and in a team setting; and Ability to multi-task 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, education verification, employment verificationand driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 12, 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. Asset Management & Large Projects (AMLP) Division is looking for a candidate with solid collaboration and diligent skills to join the Contract Management & Project Controls team. AMLP contains ten org units with $120M CIP and $16M in O&M budgets. Last year, AMLP executed 157 contracts, MOA's and Task Orders equivalent to over $27M. This team plays a key role in ensuring all AMLP projects achieve their goals and objectives, prioritize their capital and follow the project management framework. The Capital Project Coordinator will provide contract and project control support to all org units. This position reports to the Contract Management & Project Controls supervisor. Job Responsibilities Leads the development project work plans, work breakdown structures and schedules; and monitor procurement and contract activities primarily for the AMPMO Office. Manages implementation of Project Controls Framework including; Project Charters, Project Plans and Project Status Reports. Execute consultant selection processes consistent with City Light's Consultant Contract procedures, provides oversight in development of Scopes of Work (SOW), and leads contract negotiations. Ensures consistent quality assurance (QA) of Agreements, Task Orders, Contracts, Change Orders and Amendments. Review/monitor deliverables, and oversee consultant performance, project status report and other project management activities. Develops annual WMBE goals, monitors and reports WMBE payments for prime and sub-consultants for the division. Works with the program team to integrate project deliverables within the overall program plan. Identify mitigation strategies, taking early action to resolve issues related to procurement and contracts and address problems that may arise. Lead in developing Policies and Procedures. Provide back-up and support to the Contract Management & Project Controls supervisor. Qualifications Education/Experience Requires a minimum of three years project or construction management or related experience and a bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Urban Planning or related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Certification/License Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility Desired Qualifications: Three (3) years of contract management experience. Experience in procurement and contracting including: Experience in procurement and contracting for consultant services, information and technology services, goods and services, design and construction services Experience in development of work breakdown structures and project and program schedules Proven experience in developing and monitoring project scope, schedules and budget Proficiency in using MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, and MS Project Experience working closely with multiple internal City Light Departments and external City Departments Proven success in working with vendors to provide information and updates on contracting opportunities, contracting procedures and processes Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills 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: 9/18/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 12, 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 Engineering and Technology Innovation Business Unit (ETI) is seeking a new Business Unit Administrator (BUA), an executive level administrative professional that reports to the ETI Officer.The BUA develops and implements policies and programs in cooperation with the Business Unit leadership team and other stakeholders on financial and budgetary matters, organizational issues, personnel matters, legislative needs, and other issues of significance to the Business Unit.The Business Unit is responsible for a diverse set of utility functions and is represented by the following divisions: Asset Management and Large Projects, Energy Delivery Engineering, System Operations and Technology Innovation and Emerging Technology Transfer. Job Responsibilities Support the Officer and Business Unit leadership in administering the work of the Business Unit; participate as an active member on the ETI leadership team; act on behalf of and represent the Officer. Work proactively and independently to identify inefficient business processes, both operational and organizational; analyze conditions to understand underlying causes; conduct detailed Business Case Analysis to reveal alternative courses of action; make recommendations, ensuring that technical issues are translated into clear policies and practices; implement solutions. Serve in both leadership and supportive roles on cross-functional, departmental, or jurisdictional teams; communicate appropriately and effectively with individuals in a wide range of roles, including technical staff, executive management, and Mayor's, City Budget Office, and City Council member staff; represent the needs and interests of ETI and City Light. Monitor Business Unit budget and assist the Officer in ensuring that ETI meets all budget targets; provide guidance and coordinate with ETI leadership on the development of the Business Unit's biennial budget; employ budget/financial principles, methods, and analysis, as needed. Advise Officer and ETI leadership on personnel rules, principles, and policies; exhibit sensitivity when dealing with personnel matters and maintain strict confidentiality. Lead ETI Continuous Improvement Program. Support leadership objectives by, working with teams to determine objectives, coordinate logistics, secure resources and assist with implementation. Advance ETI's legislative agenda by serving as liaison between ETI Divisions and City Light's Government Relations Office; oversee and manage legislative timelines and procedures. Set personal work agenda; manage shifting priorities; adhere to strict deadlines; maintain composure under pressure; utilize good judgment to resolve issues. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, energy policy or management, or related field. (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: Experience working with executive administration, strategic decision-making, policy development and implementation, operational and organizational leadership, or similar qualifying experience. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate positively and effectively, both in writing and verbally. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated organizational and planning skills with the ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, work effectively in teams, and manage a large amount of detail. Demonstrated experience in budget management. Certification/License: Washington State Driver's License Desired Qualifications: Experience leading multidisciplinary work groups across organizational lines and developing recommendations for senior management to shape significant policies or programs. Ability to effectively influence and work in a large, complex electric utility, public sector and political environment. Experience working with personnel rules, principles and practices, and working with personnel matters tactfully and confidentially. Working knowledge of City of Seattle legislative and budget processes. Experience in participating in or leading continuous improvement efforts and developing operational metrics. Experience with electric utility customer service, engineering and construction processes. Experience with IT Systems, technology development, databases and data management 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: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 12, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle's Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) leads collaborative planning, advances equitable development, and helps create great places. OPCD is looking for a personable and professional administrative specialist to staff the front desk and provide a variety of administrative needs to support the entire staff. This a part-time role, working Monday-Friday from noon to 4:00pm daily. In this role, you will impact the work environment and operational success of OPCD on a daily basis. For OPCD you will: • Provide the first impression that visitors experience • Facilitate interactions between visitors/callers and OPCD • Ensure that rooms, equipment, and supplies are clean, ready for use, and in-stock • Prepare and update OPCD documents • Use SharePoint to gather/compile/manage/monitor information on special projects and legislation Job Responsibilities Reception Greeting and facilitating visitor interactions Answering OPCD phone line and, when appropriate, scheduling appointments and conference rooms Coordinate and track training and travel-related documents Managing incoming and outgoing office mail Manage Supplies and Equipment Update software and keep laptops in running order Troubleshoot printer jams, repairs, and order printer toner and paper Manage supply room - order and intake Posting, Retention, and Cataloging Keep bulletin board flyers updated Manage document retention Catalogue OPCD book titles Skills • Microsoft Suite • SharePoint • Adobe Pro • InDesign • Oracle • PowerPoint Qualifications Experience: Two years of clerical support experience Equivalency : Each applicant will be considered for a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform the job. Additional Information In addition to completing the online application fully, please attach your current resume. If you have questions, please contact me at kate.moore@seattle.gov The Office of Planning & Community Development 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Office of Planning & Community Development 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: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview: Seattle Information Technology is looking for an experienced Technical Lead for the Human Resources (HR) Application Services team. The team supports multiple HR applications. Major applications include the City's Human Resource/Payroll System (ADP EV5 application, and the Time and Labor system (custom developed using .NET/Angular development tools). Position Overview: The HRIS Technical Lead will support other HR applications from departments such as; Police, City Light, Public Utilities, Finance and Administrative Services, etc. These applications represent a mix of commercial-off-the-shelf, vendor hosted, and custom-built applications. Examples of other HR applications are; Cornerstone and HR APEX applications. The working environment involves interfacing with HR representatives from all departments and understanding how IT services aid them with critical business functions and managing the day-to-day work of the HR IT development team. 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. Job Responsibilities Job Responsibilities: Mentor and provide expert guidance to development staff and applications management on the best 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. 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. Lead the work of a team of HR (Human Resource) and Payroll Application developers providing technical and personal development and mentoring. Provides expert guidance to HR 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 for all HR/Payroll systems by working with data center staff as needed 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 HR/Payroll systems and other third-party systems. Develop and maintain HR and Payroll 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 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. Lead daily scrum sessions and assign day-to-day work to each developer 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 HR applications and how they support various HR 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 (SDCLC) Capabilities : Ability to build trust and engagement with executives, customers, peers and team. Ability to work in a matrixed 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. High energy; 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. Additional Information Note: Submit cover letter and resume along with NeoGov application. Note: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Fire Occupational Health and Fitness Coordinator is a professional employee who manages specialized and complex tasks related to the implementation and administration of the Seattle Fire Department's occupational health and fitness programs. The position requires a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and concepts related to the development and implementation of Fire Service-specific health, wellness, and fitness programs. The Fire Occupational Health and Fitness Coordinator is the Seattle Fire Department's primary representative for occupational health, wellness, and fitness programs. This person must be familiar with the organization of the Seattle Fire Department and its operational structures, job specific occupational health and fitness requirements, employment practices, operative collective bargaining agreements, and job performance requirements. Position works with all levels of department administration, management, and staff to provide information and technical assistance. Job Responsibilities Support return to work program with Disability Officer. Perform occupational injury data trend analysis in coordination with the Disability Officer and Safety Officers. Advise department administrators of correct, consistent, and equitable interpretation and application on job specific occupational health and fitness law, regulatory agency rules, and Department, City, State and National rules, standards, policies and procedures. Serve as Department's Project Manager on occupational health and fitness projects. Develop occupational health and fitness protocols and assess occupational health and fitness needs for the department to identify appropriate resources. Work with the Department's Critical Incident Stress Management Team (CISM) on Department-related behavioral/mental health programs. Coordinate selection of Seattle Fire Peer Fitness Trainers and occupational health and fitness consultants. Coordinate and schedule the activities of Fire Service Peer Fitness Trainers (PFTs). Work with labor partners on wellness/fitness programs. Prepare reports for management and labor groups on occupational health and fitness issues; and maintain complete and accurate records of occupational health and fitness activities and other pertinent information. Research and create Department's monthly Wellbeing newsletter. Develop the occupational health and fitness annual budget, work plan and staffing strategies. Direct the development and implementation of programs, database management, and cost accounting for occupational health and fitness activities. Analyze essential fire-ground skills using biomechanical and kinesthesis science to prepare Fire Service-specific individualized and group programs for increased strength, endurance, mobility, and balance; injury prevention and rehabilitation; and movement efficiency in protective gear. Utilize research data and department statistics on the incidence of heart disease, cancer, musculoskeletal pain and orthopedic injuries to identify occupational health education needs and to develop exercise programs. Recommend the purchase of fitness equipment for department facilities and write procedural guidelines for their use. Analyze physiological fitness factors in high-stress jobs and develops techniques and programs of fitness evaluation and reconditioning. Supervise Fire Department fitness programs to ensure they are safe and effective. Monitor exercise tests and instruction of pre-recruit training classes in proper exercise procedures. Consult with physicians regarding exercise testing or training. Produce relevant training modules. Write grants to support Fire Service-specific occupational health and fitness programs. Perform other related duties of a comparable level. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in exercise physiology, kinesiology, or exercise science with specialization in clinical research (or a combination of education, training and experience to perform the essential functions of the position). Experience: Two years supporting employer wellness/fitness programs in an occupational health setting. Successful candidates will also possess the following experience, skilss and abilities: Experience using performance metrics or other tools to evaluate policies, programs, or services provided by an agency or organization. Ability to work effectively in a diverse environment. Ability to successfully manage competing deadlines and priorities. Proficiency with MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint. Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and SharePoint. Certification/License: Current, valid driver's license to make on-site visits to various Department and City locations, and attend meetings and trainings. Desired Qualifications: Master's degree in exercise physiology, kinesiology, or exercise science with specialization in clinical research. Project management training or certification. Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certificate. American College Exercise Instructor. American College of Sports Medicine membership. IDEA Health and Fitness Association membership. Additional Information The mission of the Seattle Fire Department is to save lives and protect property through emergency medical services, fire and rescue response and fire prevention. The Seattle Fire Department is a national leader in responding to and preventing emergencies with a commitment to excellence and teamwork. We seek a diverse workforce who embrace the following values: Integrity- We are honest, trustworthy, and accountable. Honor guides our actions. Teamwork - We each bring our own skills and experience, yet we recognize that we are better together. We support and depend on each other to achieve our goals. Compassion- Caring is part of our job. We could not do what we do without a deep and motivating empathy for those we serve. Diversity- We respect the different identities, experiences, and perspectives of those that we work with and the community we serve. Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Temporary
Position Description The Seattle Office for Civil Rights Criminal Justice Strategic Advisor will guide the development and implementation of policies related to juvenile and adult criminal justice aimed at eliminating juvenile detention and increasing racial equity within the criminal justice system in the city of Seattle. The position will play an integral role in advancing the policy goals of the Seattle Office for Civil Rights and its Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI). The position is a member of the Policy Division and is a temporary full-time time limited position. History of the Seattle Race and Social Justice Initiative The Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) is the City of Seattle's long-term commitment to end institutional and structural racism and achieve racial equity in Seattle. RSJI builds on the work of the civil rights movement and the ongoing efforts of people and groups in Seattle to confront racism. The Initiative's long-term goal is to change the underlying system that creates race-based disparities in our community and to achieve racial equity. The Seattle Office for Civil Rights coordinates RSJI across City government. Job Responsibilities Details of this Opportunity The Seattle Office for Civil Rights seeks a Strategic Advisor to coordinate adult and juvenile criminal justice work across the City with a goal of "zero use of detention for juveniles" and supporting an end to institutional racism within the justice system. The Strategic Advisor may have a criminal history/a criminal record. Criminal history or record will not be a barrier to this position . Responsibilities include coordination of: The City's Criminal Justice Equity Team comprised of City departments working to permanently replace the use of youth incarceration with community-based alternatives; The Re-entry Workgroup composed of residents and City departments, to strengthen the City's efforts to assist re-entry; and The Bail Reform Workgroup working to develop recommendations for alternatives to cash bail for individuals in the Seattle Municipal Court system. Key Roles and Responsibilities The ideal candidate is an experienced and effective advocate for systemic change, grounded in principles of racial equity and social justice; a policy analyst and skilled writer; and an effective collaborator, with a proven track record of working with government, other institutions, and communities most impacted by the criminal justice system. The Strategic Advisor will be a member of the Policy Division and report to the Policy Manager. In addition to the above, the Strategic Advisor will: Coordinate criminal justice efforts across the City, with community and other government and institutional partners. Research and analyze best practices and community needs with an emphasis on approaches that center communities most impacted by the adult criminal and juvenile justice systems. Develop and maintain partnerships with City departments, advocacy organizations, law enforcement, other institutions and community organizers working toward racial equity in criminal justice and related areas. Develop and nurture existing community partnerships and build relationships with communities most impacted by racism. Organize and support community-driven policy solutions related to criminal justice reform through authentic collaboration with communities most impacted. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Three or more years of experience analyzing policies or developing programs that address issues of racial inequity in an independent, self-directed manner. Expert knowledge of the criminal justice system, developed through lived experience, policy development, or advocacy. Demonstrated ability to put together high-quality reports and presentations that make use of qualitative and quantitative data to make an argument, tell a story or share a policy position. Experience navigating institutions to promote and get buy-in on innovative and potentially controversial strategies. Outstanding project management skills, including the ability to produce, track and manage multiple deliverables with overlapping deadlines in a high-performing, political environment. Demonstrated ability to build collaborative, productive and respectful relationships with community leaders, institutions, and organizations, with particular experience working closely with communities of color, immigrant and refugee communities, and others. A combination of relevant experience and education regarding the criminal justice system, such as being arrested, charged, convicted, sentenced, on probation, incarcerated, or on parole, or being impacted by or having worked with those individuals or a Bachelor's degree in a related area. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Desired Qualifications: Lived experience with incarceration and/or a Juris Doctorate or a Master's degree in criminal justice, public administration, public policy, sociology, or related field. Facilitation, negotiation, and conflict-resolution skills. Familiarity with local government, including experience interacting with elected officials and the public. Bilingual language skills. Experience working within local or state government. Additional Information How to apply In addition to completing the online application, please attach: A cover letter explaining your qualifications for this role as well as your thoughts on the role government should play in eliminating racial inequities in the criminal justice system. A resume. A writing sample. Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description As a leader on workplace practices that promote equity, advance race and social justice, address wage gaps and create a fair and healthy economy for workers, businesses and residents, the City of Seattle created an Office of Labor Standards (OLS) . This position will handle an investigation caseload receiving complaints, investigating, and recommending resolutions to complaints of violations of the Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance (PSST), Fair Chance Employment Ordinance (FCE), Minimum Wage Ordinance (MW), Administrative Wage Theft Ordinance (WT), Secure Scheduling Ordinance (SS), the Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative (HEHS), the Domestic Workers Ordinance (DWO), and other labor standards the City may enact in the future. The Labor Standards Investigator position is a full-time, hourly, over-time eligible position that will report to the Supervising Investigator. Job Responsibilities Conduct intake and investigations of alleged non-compliance with Seattle's Labor Standards (some claims involve both labor standard and civil rights discrimination violations) including highly sensitive and/or complex investigations. Determine legitimacy of complaint, gather and preserve evidence, examine witnesses, review payroll records, conduct complex research using various databases and other legal tools, analyze fact patterns and prepare and issue detailed formal determinations and orders. Negotiate and draft legally binding settlement contracts and conduct conciliation in cases where a violation of non-compliance of the labor standards law or discrimination is found. Work on a variety of special projects, as assigned, that may include developing and leading presentations on Seattle's Labor Standards, reviewing labor ordinances, policies and procedures, recommending new legislation to policy makers and policies and procedures to OLS, analyzing and applying federal and/or state case law and regulations. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations including the ability to problem solve and build consensus with divergent groups. The work product of the Office of Labor Standards is subject to judicial scrutiny and must meet procedural and technical standards in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations. Qualifications A bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations, political science, law, accounting or a related field and two years of professional level experience with major work assignments emphasizing investigation of labor and employment law violations, civil rights law enforcement complaint investigation, personnel administration, labor relations, or related work as a mediator in these areas (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work). Knowledge of Seattle's Labor Standard Laws (PSST, FCE, MWO, WT, SSO, HEHS, DWO). Proficient use of written and spoken English, strong critical thinking and analytical skills, advanced computer skills, including excel, demonstrated ability to effectively manage stressful situations, ability to contribute positively to a diverse working environment. Additional Information How to Apply: Applications completed online are preferred. See the City of Seattle's website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle . You may also pick up or drop off an application at the City of SeattleHuman ResourcesDepartment, Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5400, Seattle, 98104. Please provide all requested information on the application. Incomplete applications may have a bearing on their consideration. OLS strongly encourages applicants to submit a cover letter along with their application materials. This position is open to all candidates who meet the 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. For additional information about Seattle's Office of Labor standards, go to www.seattle.gov/laborstandards . Closing Date/Time: 9/18/2018 4:00 PM Pacific