The City of Tacoma, Public Works Department, Facilities Division, is recruiting for an appointive full-time position to provide planning, consultation and support to the Facilities Division Tenant Improvement Program, Deferred Repair & Replacement Program, and Capital Projects; as well as providing general project management support to Facilities Maintenance and Operations involving a variety of internal and external organizations. We are seeking an outgoing, highly motivated person who is interested in diverse and challenging facilities-related projects and tasks. The Facilities Division manages approximately 50 existing buildings and facilities, providing project delivery for a wide range of projects; including planning, energy efficiency, building systems, remodels/renovations, and new construction
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Knowledge & Skills:COMPETENCIES:
Use data and information in a clear and rational process to assess and understand issues, evaluate options, form accurate conclusions, and make decisions. Gather, assemble, analyze and evaluate facts to draw logical conclusions and make proper recommendations and prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written reports which require displaying and presenting statistical, graphical, and other reporting methods to audiences of varying technical sophistication.
Effectively identify, collect, organize and document data and information in ways that make the information most useful for subsequent assessment, analysis, and investigation. Compile and maintain reports, records and various other forms of pertinent information in an organized and professional manner.
Use intelligence, common sense, hard work and tenacity to solve particularly difficult or complicated challenges. Employ expertise, credibility, and effective partnering to help clients identify, evaluate and resolve complex or sensitive issues, problems and service needs.
Effective verbal and written communication, including compilation of reports, presentations and records; and interacting respectfully and sensitively with individuals and groups to develop and maintain productive relationships and achieve results. Makes excellent customer service a high priority, responding to changing customer needs, and helping customers implement complete solutions.
Conduct all assignments in a professional and timely manner. Work with confidentiality and discretion. Maintain professional skills that apply to all aspects of field of assigned specialty through continued education and/or training. Remain current by reading and interpreting applicable ordinances, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Appropriately prioritize and concurrently provide guidance and consultation on multiple programs, integrating many factors into decisions, and ensuring that work progresses toward achieving goals and objectives.
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Selection Process & Supplemental Information:Interested individuals should complete an online application and attach a resume and cover letter that includes major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position
Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the interview process. Appointment is subject to passing a background check.
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With a population over 200,000, Tacoma is the second largest city in the Puget Sound region, gracing the shores of Commencement Bay. We are a diverse, progressive, international city that serves as a gateway to the Pacific Rim and the rest of the world. Named one of the most livable areas in the country by Livability.com, Tacoma and the surrounding area is a playground for outdoor and maritime enthusiasts. Our businesses are vibrant, our parks are beautiful, our schools are exceptional and our housing is affordable.
When you work for the City of Tacoma you'll enjoy a healthy work/life balance, the potential for flexible schedules with some job classifications, continuing education programs, leadership pathways, wellness incentives and a total rewards benefits program. We welcome you to take a look at our website and discover how the City of Tacoma can make your next career move part of our combined destiny:
The Principles that Guide Us:
Tacoma, the City of Destiny, has a workforce of dedicated, talented employees with unique skills and perspectives. We embrace innovation and strive for excellence and community engagement. The Principles that Guide Us speak to the values that we embody as City of Tacoma employees, and represent the core of our work in public service.
City of Tacoma Recruitment:
One of the primary goals of the Equity and Empowerment Initiative is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.