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City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 23, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Invitation to Compete #24-19 Older Adults Services Program Manager Virtual & Instruction Services - Library Programs and Services 80 hours per pay period $35.19 - $42.80 per hour (2018 Pay Rates) Application materials, including resume and cover letter, must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2019. This recruitment is for a temporary, benefited, grant-funded position that is expected to end on or before December 31, 2021. Overview The Seattle Public Library, Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city, consists of the Central Library, 26 branch libraries and Mobile Services. The Older Adults Services Program Manager will have the opportunity to be a key player in setting a vision for how the Library supports the needs of residents of the City of Seattle that are age 50 and over. They will also serve as a system-wide lead in developing and implementing a program of service based on the vision. This position will report to the Information & Instruction Services Manager. The Older Adults Services Program Manager will be a member of the Library's innovative and forward-thinking Virtual and Instruction Services Team. This brand new position will work with community stakeholders. Library staff, members of the local and national library community to assess the needs of older adults living in the Seattle Metropolitan Area; assess how the Library can meet those needs; develop a staffing model; implement and evaluate the model with an eye for improvements. The work will be developed using outcome based measurements and will be guided by the Library's Strategic Direction as well as the Library's commitment to race and social justice work. A general outline of the phases of the work are as follows: Phase One - Year One: Conduct an environmental scan. Data will be collected through community listening and input sessions with patrons and organizational stakeholders, an internal audit of library programs and a review of the library's market segmentation study. The scan will address the following areas: Key issues concerning those over 50 in the Metropolitan Seattle Breadth and depth of stakeholders providing services to those over 50 residing in Seattle Related activities in the library industry (SPL. locally, nationally) Exploration of the roles best suited for the library based on the goals of the Strategic Direction Reviewing staffing capacity with the intent of identifying the necessary type and level of staffing to operationalize the program of service at the end of the grant Phase Two - Year Two (may begin in latter part of Year One): Use the findings from the environmental scan, to develop an Older Adults Program of Service strategy that considers long-term operationalization with provisions for funding increases, funding at current levels, and a decrease in funding. The strategy will address the following strategy and influencing factors: Identifying areas of action that may include but are not limited to: Programming, Community Partnerships, Community Convening, New lines of business Working with the Race and Social Justice Change Team Developing a service model (system-wide and regional; staffing allocation, training needs, etc.) for implementation. Phase Three - Year Two: Begin implementing the strategy that has been developed. It is expected that evaluation of the early stages of the strategy will take place. Depending on the size and scope of the strategy, the library may adopt a rolling implementation plan over 18 months. Evaluation will begin. Pursue areas initially identified for improvement. Phase Four - Year Three: Complete an evaluation and recommendations. The evaluation will address: Continued implementation A system-wide evaluation of the program of service work that has been completed Recommendations for improvement of services based on the evaluation A fine-tuning of the operationalization plan based on the library's new and foreseeable economic standing Job Responsibilities Curriculum Development and/or Training: Develop curriculum for library staff and/or facilitate training for library staff and others on the different stages of aging and how the library can work with older adults to help ensure each stage is meaningful and rewarding utilizing the age-friendly concepts used by Age Friendly Seattle . Technology Analysis and Recommendation: Within the context of the needs of Seattle's older adults, evaluate and recommend technologies the Library should invest in in order to support the educational, recreational, and social interaction of older adults in the city. Train staff to maintain and continue this process. Outcomes Based Evaluation: Develop and implement outcomes based evaluation for projects designed and implemented for this program. Project Management: Facilitate workflow and successful delivery of ongoing, drop-in, and one-time-only programs by engaging colleagues and partners in a collaborative team-oriented environment. Productively lead work teams that include a diversity of perspectives, skill sets, experiences and abilities. Budget Management: Assist with budget preparation. Manage expenditure tracking for program budgets, prepare reports as needed. Grant Management: Assist in finding funding streams for educational and recreational programming for older adults. Work with the Information and Instruction Services Manager on writing and securing funding for projects. Partnerships: Maintain, explore, and initiate partnerships with community agencies and educational institutions serving older adults throughout the city. Teamwork: Participate as a team member and contribute to the functions of the Virtual and Instruction Services Team. Serve on internal committees and coordinate with staff across the system on large-scale projects. Keep library staff and stakeholders informed about the progress of community engagement efforts. Leadership: Serve on library and community committees focused on areas related to service to youth and families. Contribute to policy development and strategic initiatives related to digital media and learning. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree. Three (3) years' experience planning, implementing and evaluating multiple community programs. Three (3) years' experience conceptualizing thematic high-profile public event-based programs and hands-on experience planning, organizing and implementing all details of program production. Two (2) years' experience performing outreach to diverse communities and/or building long-term partnerships and relationships with community members, agencies and organizations to coordinate and implement programs and/or projects. Knowledge and principles of program management and grant management. Excellent project management skills. Must be flexible, able to handle multiple competing projects, priorities and tasks. Adaptable to change and able to work effectively in a fast paced, high volume environment with a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders. Knowledge of and experience collaborating with relevant local and national organizational partners including community organizations, educational and cultural institutions, and businesses. Working knowledge of Seattle's diverse communities. Experience developing and administering a program budget. Experience working with marketing professionals on all aspects of program marketing, including development of promotional materials, media relations, and campaigns. Competent in cross-cultural functioning (adapting behavior and communications to conform to accepted practices and norms of the cultural group) and in communicating with all socio-economic levels. Experience overseeing the work of others, ideally in a shared responsibility management setting, and tracking progression of programs and activities that require collaboration and cooperation of others from planning to implementation. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication including the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy during difficult conversations and when resolving conflict, and comfort working in a multicultural environment. Strong public speaking skills. Experience in an outcomes based planning and evaluation setting. Some knowledge of negotiating contracts or written agreements for services, partnerships, or performances. Ability to work independently and to exercise independent judgment in the implementation of organizational initiatives. Knowledge of the role and purpose of public libraries particularly the Library's role in intellectual freedom, formal and informal learning, and promotion of equity. Commitment to the principles of the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative. Ability to work a varied schedule that includes frequent evening and weekend hours. Ability to travel across the city to varied locations, including off site from libraries. Knowledge of generally practiced curriculum concepts. Demonstrated experience with using a wide range of appropriate teaching methods, instructional materials, and forms of assessment. Awareness of diverse learning styles and demonstrated experience in applying that knowledge to the development of teaching materials as well as the delivery of instruction. Flexibility, enthusiasm, and experience in furthering the educational development of adult learners from diverse backgrounds. STRONGLY DESIRED: Experience performing outreach that prioritizes older adults and relationship-building with organizations that prioritize older adults. Experience developing and implementing programs and services to older adults (aged 50 and older). Additional Information HOW TO APPLY To be considered, candidates must complete the online application and include resume and cover letter by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Candidates who do not attach their letter of interest and resume to their completed online application may not be considered for interviews. THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROUDLY PROMOTES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EMPLOYMENT. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know. Closing Date/Time: 4/3/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 23, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Capital Development and Construction Management Division (CDCM) of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) has an incredible opportunity for a project management professional with an aptitude for managing facility projects and public works construction contracts. To be successful in this role you must have enough experience to be self-starter and able to handle a full project workload while quickly adapting to CDCM's delivery process, City, State and Federal Codes, RCW's, and other policies. This will afford you an incredible chance to make a difference by directly supporting the City and the great communities it serves. CDCM manages space planning, design and construction in FAS-owned facilities and provides Citywide facilities planning, design and project delivery services to City departments. The FAS 100+ building portfolio includes fire and police facilities, general government office buildings and shops and maintenance yard complexes. In this role you will manage a portfolio of multi-type projects, including complex master planning, space planning, major maintenance, and tenant improvement projects through the planning, budgeting, programming, design, permitting, construction, and close out phases. The project portfolio execution will require extensive skills in managing client relations, directing project consultant teams and performing operational program development, space planning/test-to-fit diagramming and furniture planning/inventories. You will alsocombine these skills and knowledge with a project manager's professional judgment in order to execute capital projects on time, within budget, and in compliance with the governing laws and statutes. Project results will meet project and client objectives. FAS focuses on Excellent Customer Service, A Respectful and Equitable Workplace, Continuous Improvement and Financial Accountability, Economic Opportunity for All Our Communities, and Dedicated Stewardship of City Assets. Job Responsibilities Plan and manage all phases of capital projects, including schedules, consultant selection, programming, design, permitting, construction, closeout, and warranty; Manage master planning studies to assess viability and funding considerations for capital development projects. Perform early design test fit assessments; Conduct preliminary engineering/design reviews to establish scope, schedule and budget for future projects; Negotiate and administer design and specialty consultant contracts; Execute projects via various purchasing and public works contracting methods; Oversee selection and coordinate activities of vendors, contractors, and consultants in the management and execution of capital projects; Work with committees, community groups and tenants/end users during scoping, design, and construction in order to achieve project objectives; Develop, manage and report on project budgets and schedules, review and authorize payments to vendors/consultants/contractors; Administer construction, including change orders, field directives, and contingency management; Coordinate design reviews at appropriate project milestones with various stakeholders; Work closely with Operations and Maintenance staff to ensure that projects meet operational requirements and successfully transition to operations staff at project handoff to maintenance; Update and maintain PM project schedules into a linked MS Project Server file. Other duties as required. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction/Project Management or closely related field of study and a minimum of four years' experience in capital facilities project management, engineering, architectural/interiors lead design management or construction management. (or a combination of education and experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Desired Qualifications: Experience in managing facility projects and public works construction contracts in the public sector. Architectural or interiors design experience, particularly in space programing and tenant improvements as owner's representative; Experience in working in a team-environment in an architectural, property management or engineering environment, managing multiple disciplinary teams and/or project portfolios for facilities; Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully move several projects forward at the same time; Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CAD and working knowledge of Access; Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal to interact with diverse work force including the skilled trades, contractors, consultants, clients and regulatory agency personnel Ability to develop complex project communication plans, budgets and schedules. Additional Information: Valid Driver's license or equivalent mobility. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and the completion of a background check. Please be sure to attach a resume and cover letter in the Attachments section of your application clearly describing how you meet the qualifications of this position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 22, 2019
Temporary
Position Description The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD), Homeless Strategies Investments (HSI) is seeking an experienced social service professional to fill the role of Part-time Mental Health Outreach Worker. Reporting to the Director of Unsheltered Crisis Response. The Mental Health Outreach Worker will work to perform non-traditional Outreach, Assessment and Intervention primarily to the mentally ill homeless population contacted by the Navigation Team in Seattle, Washington. Utilizing a systematic pattern within the established operating area the Mental Health Outreach worker will provide face-to-face intervention/outreach efforts, continuing care, support, and information necessary to help homeless individuals suffering with Mental Illness by helping them gain insight into their condition with the goal of partnering toward seeking appropriate treatment and discontinuing homelessness. This position will report to: TheUnsheltered Crisis Response Director Job Responsibilities Build and nurture relationships with homeless individuals, particularly those identified as demonstrating mental health symptoms. Appropriately assess and report mental health symptoms disorders identified amongst homeless population. Collaborate with Continuum outreach workers, UGM mental health staff and other community organizations for appropriate support and referrals. Offer ongoing support and advocacy for clients, including maintaining a caseload of at least 10 clients. Maintain weekly contacts with clients on caseload. Have ongoing communication with supportive agencies/services on behalf of clients on caseload. Weekly documentation of supportive services provided to clients. Offer support in referring to the appropriate agencies to assist with : State Identification SSI Medical Services Reconnecting with family and supports Substance use recovery services Mental health treatment Housing Legal Provide, support and guidance for Navigation team Outreach Workers as relates to mental health situations. Work closely with Director and Resource Coordinator to inform policies and practices Modifying treatment plans in accordance with changes in the client status. Attend Navigation team dispatch meetings once weekly to focus on needs of clients on caseload Knowledge in the following areas: Human Growth and Development Social and Cultural Diversity Adverse Childhood Experiences Attachment Patterns Substance Use Disorders Mental Health Disorders Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires a minimum of three years social services experience involving interviewing, counseling, or crisis intervention, and a Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Psychology or a related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or work experience which provides the ability to perform the work of the class). Certification/License: Current State of Washington driver's license Desired Qualifications: 3 years of experience working directly with homeless individuals Understanding of the landscape of local homelessness including programs and services 3years of experience providing direct homelessness services such as: case management, housing navigation, mental health counseling, or chemical dependency counseling Experience communicating complex issues to diverse audiences at their different levels of understanding Experience leading and conducting client and case conferencing sessions Experience with or desire to work with disadvantaged populations Thorough understanding of MDARs and the scope of Navigation Team work Experience with collecting data Experience working with vulnerable populations including but not limited to communities of color, immigrant and refugee communities, and low-income communities Knowledge of data-driven service delivery, with a focus on developing and tracking outcome-based service models Experience working collaboratively with law enforcement Experience managing contracted employees that you do not directly supervise Bilingual or multilingual a plus Certification/License: Current State of Washington driver's license and MHP License. Closing Date/Time: 4/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 21, 2019
Temporary
Position Description The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD), Homeless Strategies Investments (HSI) is seeking an experienced social service professional to fill the role of Systems Navigator Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Unsheltered Crisis Response. The Systems Navigator Specialist will work to support the work of the Navigation Team by engaging unsheltered individuals along the continuum toward acquiring permanent housing. The System's Navigator Specialist will work at either end of the continuum, to firstly assess and communicate the needs of people living in encampments, support their transition to shelter, advocate for their needs once in shelter and connecting them to the right resources to help them acquire and maintain housing. This position will report to:Unsheltered Crisis Response Director. Job Responsibilities Conduct pre-engagement assessments to encampment sites with a focus on identifying challenges, needs and issues for follow-up by Navigation Team Serve as the lead resource for referring individuals to shelter on the day of cleans Provide detailed written report post-assessment to Resource Coordinator Conduct Post-engagement outreach specifically to emphasis sites and make the appropriate recommendations and referrals for individuals who have returned to those locations Serve as a liaison between Resource Coordinator and field staff Work closely with field coordinators and outreach staff to coordinate efforts on the ground in a manner that attends to the needs of encampment dwellers Transport encampment dwellers to alternative living arrangements as needed Respond to pertinent community concerns about individuals in encampments as directed by Director of Unsheltered Crisis Response, Police Sergeant, Resource Coordinator and Operations Manager Work closely with law enforcement to mitigate public safety risks associated with encampments Develop and maintain a schedule of regular follow-ups with sanctioned encampments and shelters where encampment dwellers have been placed. Conduct census counts at sanctioned encampments and shelters. Maintain a database of client contact information to allow for follow-up and ongoing support Provide a supportive presence, encouragement and advocacy with individuals as they progress through the process of leaving homelessness. Complete daily activity reports and compile data about outreach efforts to be provided to outreach coordinator in a timely manner Provide ongoing service coordination, including ensuing that clients disclosed needs are being met by provider agencies in a timely manner Follow-up with clients as needed post-engagement to promote movement through the continuum to housing and stability Participate, as directed, in clinical and administrative staff meetings Participate in community, networking, public safety and collaborative meetings. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires a minimum of three years social services experience involving interviewing, counseling, or crisis intervention, and a bachelor's degree in Social Services, Psychology or a related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or work experience which provides the ability to perform the work of the class Certification/License: Current State of Washington driver's license Desired Qualifications: Thorough understanding of MDARs and the scope of Navigation Team work Experience with collecting data Experience working with vulnerable populations including but not limited to communities of color, immigrant and refugee communities, and low-income communities Knowledge of data-driven service delivery, with a focus on developing and tracking outcome-based service models Experience working collaboratively with law enforcement Experience working with minority populations with good outcomes Experience managing contracted employees that you do not directly supervise Bilingual or multilingual a plus Certification/License: Current State of Washington driver's license Closing Date/Time: 4/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 21, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle's Finance & Administrative Services Department is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Accountant position in the Accounting and Budget Services Division. This position is responsible for performing multiple accounting functions including: General Ledger, Project Cost, Asset Management, Accounts Receivable & Billing. Job Responsibilities The following items indicate the kinds of activities and levels of work required of the Senior Accountant position. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Reconciliation of GL with PC, AM, ARBI modules. Perform project reviews, analysis and reporting. Create cost allocation templates and process monthly journal entries Verifies and reviews accounting transactions. Makes appropriate corrections, entries and adjustments to ensure accuracy of reports. Researches, analyzes and prepares journals for financial transactions. Assists in development and modification of internal accounting control policies, procedures and practices. Assists with the preparation of financial reports, statements and schedules. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Knowledge of accounting practices, methods, laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations is required to determine the most appropriate accounting methods and procedures to apply and to ensure compliance. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field ( requires satisfactory completion of at least 24 semester hours or 36 quarter credit units in accounting with no substitution allowed ) plus three years professional experience in general or governmental accounting; Intermediate level skills with Microsoft Excel The most successful candidates are: Knowledgeable of PeopleSoft financial system and experienced with using multiple modules i.e. GL, PC, AM, AR/BI Highly motivated self-starters who perform well in a continuously changing environment. Able to identify and evaluate risks, errors, or questionable accounting practices andresearch and diagnose the conditions and environment that created the issue. Demonstrated problem solvers whocan assess critical information needs, develop inquiries, and ask questions to obtain the key elements needed to resolve an issue. Able to estimate timelines and resources to accomplish a task, effectively monitor progress, and make frequent status reports. Strong communicators (both written and verbal). Results oriented, able to handle multiple priorities, takepride in the accuracy, quality, and completeness of work. Highlyorganized and detail oriented. Advanced in skills usingMicrosoft Excel and Word. Skilledin an enterprise-wide financial system such as PeopleSoft. Knowledgeable of SQL queries. Additional Information Please submit a cover letter and resume, in addition to your online application, to be considered for this position. A background check is required prior to employment. Closing Date/Time: 3/26/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) is seeking a Tenant Services Planner (Planning and Development Specialist II) to work closely with community partners who provide services such as eviction defense, tenant assistance, and outreach to renters in the city of Seattle. The position will manage performance on approximately $700,000 in City funds available to partner organizations, working closely with SDCI management to set priorities based on direction from the Mayor and City Council. This position will join a group of dedicated professionals who provide tenant and landlord information and assistance, enforce Seattle's tenant protection laws, and conduct community outreach. The position will work independently and as a team member with City staff, community-based organizations, rental housing stakeholders, and members of the public. Strong written, verbal, presentation, financial management, and analytic skills are required as well as the ability to work effectively with diverse groups. Job Responsibilities Serve as liaison and maintain close partnerships with community organizations providing tenant services, including independently convening and leading regular community partner meetings, shadowing partner work, and surveying community needs. Plan and lead grant solicitation processes annually or as needed, including working preliminarily with stakeholders, community partners, and SDCI and SOCR tenant assistance programs to identify community needs and productive service approaches. Develop grant solicitations, assemble review panels, and negotiate grant agreements. Work in partnership with stakeholders, community partners, and SDCI and SOCR tenant assistance programs to develop strategies for improved tenant services coordination and effectiveness, considering ways to reduce duplication of services and improve the return on City investments in the program. Independently compile and assess performance measures and reports submitted by community partners, analyzing and researching data, preparing and presenting reports and recommendations, and developing budget proposals. Independently manage grant contracts, including tracking of deliverables, reviewing financial submittals, authorizing payment, and auditing grantees performance. Incorporate the City's commitment to Race and Social Justice into our work with community partners. This includes designing and administering funding programs to ensure that tenant services reach historically underserved communities. Qualifications Requires 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; and a 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). Desirable Qualifications Experience working with community-based service providers Experience with rental housing laws and organizations Experience administering grants or contracts Additional Information A master's degree, advanced course work, or experience in fields related to enforcement, compliance, registrations, inspection, or process improvement is desirable. Work is generally performed in an office environment. Occasional evening meetings are required. The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections is a proud participant in the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to realize the vision of racial equity. We require a strong commitment to customer service and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Closing Date/Time: 3/26/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Position Description About Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is a national leader and innovator in the services and programs we provide to our residents who enjoy our public spaces such as parks, community centers, specialty gardens and swimming pools. Our mission is providing welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community and promote responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment and strong communities. We strive to deliver excellent customer service to each visitor and participant. SPR is also deeply committed to advancing the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) by working to end institutional and structural racism. The Business Service Center (BSC) is made up of 8-12 staff, serving more than 400 internal system users, providing administration, set up, and operational support for SPR's software, ACTIVE Net. This system provides activity registrations, facility reservations, league scheduling, memberships, sales, admissions and cash management department-wide. The BSC also provides external support for registration and customer account assistance. The Management Systems Analyst, Assistant position provides a unique opportunity to support the programs and services of SPR while ensuring customer access and equity. We are looking for a candidate who is excited to learn new things and be a part of a diverse team. Do you enjoy teaching and presenting materials to Parks and Recreation staff? Can you see the big picture even when you have multiple units and staff asking for their small piece? Do you have great attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple tasks and competing deadlines? Are you willing to learn as you go and work with people throughout the department and city? The BSC provides the department with system administration for ACTIVE Net. You will need to have or gain considerable technical knowledge of the software. A successful candidate needs to achieve a working understanding of the Parks and Recreation business processes and how they relate to Active Net. Job Responsibilities Regular position responsibilities may include: Provide technical knowledge, support, and guidance to a variety of system users Facilitate and recommend ACTIVE Net trainings for system user Extract, analyze, produce and summarize data from the system Maintain and update system data and accounting records with appropriate documentation Act as a resource to answer questions, troubleshoot and resolve issues related to department wide policy, procedure and more complex customer service issues involving registration, reservations, leagues, memberships, sales, admissions, cash management and more Adaptable to changing priorities, able to serve as a utility member of the work team, able to complete a variety of entry level tasks when assigned as well as traditional job tasks Draw conclusions and devise recommended solutions to assigned problems related to operational issues Identify opportunities to enhance business operations with an emphasis on improved customer service and staff efficiencies Coordinate efforts with scholarship office to achieve program and activity access through system settings Work with the scholarship office, recreation staff and the public to troubleshoot problems with scholarships Serve on department wide committees including cash handling, marketing, and other committees as assigned to support the mission and goals of the Department Test and provide feedback for business process redesign and system enhancements Responsible for working in a multi-cultural workplace and diverse customer base, with an emphasis on good written and verbal communication Qualifications Required Qualifications Two years of course work in business or public administration, finance, computer science or a related field (or a combination of education, training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background). Current Washington State Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications A Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, recreation or equivalent offour years of experience and/or education and/or training to perform the work in the class. Computer proficiency including Microsoft (MS) Excel, including pivot tables, MS Outlook, MS SharePoint, and other MS Office suite software Adobe Acrobat and Articulate 360 Three years of experience working in recreation or similar field At least one year experience operating and maintaining a recreation registration and customer account system such as ActiveNet or asimilar software package in a system administrator role A good working knowledge of accounting, cash handling, and financial management practices is highly desired Demonstrated ability to prioritize project requirements, develop thoughtful, recommended solutions that benefits most number of users and the general public High level of customer service skills serving both internal and external customers Flexibility and adaptability in terms of work assignments and work hours Ability to switch tasks quickly to respond to requests from department staff and the public Excellent written and oral communication skills A strong attention to detail and record maintenance Ability to work independently while keeping supervisor informed of progress and issues Additional Information This position is pending classification review. Closing Date/Time: 3/26/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Temporary
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 in our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims,people experiencing homelessness, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We invest in programs that help people gain independence and success. This position will report to Community Services Unit, Seattle Youth Employment Program, Senior Supervisor. The positions, under general supervision, recruit applicants for the employment program, interviews and conducts a skills assessment and place youth applicants into a summer internship. The Employment Program Specialist will work with non-profits, City departments and and private sector employers to develop jobs and perform administrative functions in support of program activities. Tentatively, thistemporary assignment will startApril 3, 2019and end September 27, 2019. Job Responsibilities Manage a caseload of up to 50 youth and young adults, ages 16 -24. Data entry of case notes every two weeks; track participants progress within data base; maintain up to date hard copy files. Provide pre-employment workshops, placement, and retention services to over 400 youth. Provide participants ongoing assistance with employable skills,resumes, problem solving and communication. Assess employability of participants and assists participants in improving skills; counsels participants on vocational and educational needs; conducts group and individual training sessions on job market skills. Have the ability to make appropriate decisions in placing participants in jobs or training opportunities. Conducts site visits to worksite agency and ensure that personnel and employment laws, practices, and procedures including Department of Labor Regulations and Human Services policies are adhered too. Contact City department staff, representatives of private businesses and other agencies to develop internship and/or employment opportunities for participants. Acts as liaison between participant and worksite agency. Investigates any concerns or complaints and coordinates a mutually agreeable solution. Makes program presentations for program exposure to organizations, employers and the general public. Performs other related duties as assigned Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires two years of experience in personnel management, social services, counseling and a baccalaureate degree in Business or Public Administration, in Social Sciences or Human Services (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Desired Qualifications: Education: B.S. in Social Sciences, Human Resource Management, Business Administration, 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: Requires two years of experience with managing caseloads, performing skills assessment, pre-employment training, counseling, placement and retention services for youth and young adults. Closing Date/Time: 4/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Parks & Recreation is recruiting an Aquatics Manager with experience operating public aquatic facilities; swimming pools, swimming beaches and small craft facilities. There are two main recruiting objectives for this position - the Department is looking for someone who will maintain a focus on the safe operations of our aquatic facilities while ensuring the safety for participants and user. Equally important, we are recruiting someone with ability to increase and expand the diverse participation and usership of aquatic programs and facilities. Main Functions : The position reports to the Recreation Division Director, the AquaticsManager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and supervising 14 direct reports and 2 seasonal staff who operate public swimming pools and small craft centers. TheAquatics Manager is indirectly responsible for 72 full- time year-round staff and as many as 400summer lifeguards and temporary intermittent staff. The annual budget for these operations is roughly $10 million. This positionmanages 8 indoor pools, 2 outdoor pools, 25 wading pools, 11 spray parks, 2 Rowing and Sailing Centers, 7 boat ramps and 9 lifeguarded summer beaches. The Aquatics Manager will be responsible to manage day to day operations while developing strategies to increase the use of our public pools and aquatic programs for underserved communities; immigrant/refugees, and people from diverse backgrounds. Job Responsibilities The position manages daily operations at all aquatics facilities, and ensure that all safety, health, and maintenance protocols are consistently enforced. Manages and supervises subordinate supervisor with total direct and indirect supervision of approximately 500 employees. Recruiting, hiring, training, leading and evaluating a staff of aquatics coordinators, lifeguards and others that operate year-round aquatic facilities with expansion to add additional seasonal programs. The position manages a staff of approximately 200 employees, year-round and an additional 300+ people in the summertime. Monitors performance, evaluates and manages performance expectations. Other duties includes: Develop and implement strategies to build a diverse workforce, deliver aquatic programs and services consistent with the City's Race & Social Justice Initiative. Manages expense budget of about $10M with delegated authority to exercise substantial discretion in allocating financial resources, including budget adjustments, dealing with multiple fund sources and complying with fund source requirements (grants). Manages all revenue streams, including collection, accounting, and routing of funds for recreation programs, facility rentals, contractual relationships, and merchandise sales; maintains accountability for all reports, reconciliations, and expenditures. Plans, develops, creates, implements and evaluates significant programs to achieve broad objectives; defines measurements; Utilizes and applies "best practices" and national standards in risk management decision making. Serves as the Department subject-matter expert on aquatic facilities and programs, especially identifying issues before they become larger problems that could potentially impair the Department ability to operate safely and effectively. Develops and recommends solutions to problems through a keen understanding of industry requirements and operating standards for public aquatic facilities; health department rules, required training and certifications for pool staff, understanding of operations related to wading pools, outdoor swimming beaches business practices and industry standards to ensure the safety for users and participants. Understands programmatic needs of swimming and boating activities. Ensures all aspects of aquatics operations are in compliance with all Washington State Health Department regulations, policies and industry best-practices; ensures all pools have adequate equipment and supplies, and that all procurement is compliant with and City policies. Serves as a key contributor involving aquatic facilities, and capital projects. Proactive identification of routine maintenance needs and capital improvement requirements. Works as part of a team to develop preventative maintenance closure plans. Has some knowledge of pool chemistry and mechanical systems; has technical knowledge of the needs of swimming beaches, boat ramps, small craft centers, and other aquatic program areas. Manages and promotes external relationships/partnerships. Represents the organization at external meetings and committees throughout the city, as needed; and performing related duties as required. Qualifications Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Business Administration, Public Administration, Leisure Servicesor related field or four years of equivalent experience and/or education and/or training which provides an equivalent background to perform the work. Five years of full-time recreation work with increasing responsibility for planning, coordinating, and implementing a variety of aquatics and/or recreation programs. At least three (3) years of this experience must have been in a management role with experience in business and large budget operations, project management, people management or human resources. Licenses and Certifications: A current, valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Applicants must have a good driving record as demonstrated by a complete driving abstract. A Washington State Driver's license will be required within 30 days of employment. Current American Red Cross First Aid and CPR will be required within 30 days of employment. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge of principles, methods, techniques and practices of contemporary, urban, public recreation programming and administration Knowledge and demonstrated experience in motivation techniques and delegation skills Knowledge of facility maintenance operations and planning Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a variety of settings (e.g. public meetings, Commission meetings, with the media, staff reports, major studies, etc.) Ability to manage and direct a professional staff by ensuring the quality and efficiency of work, the understanding of their responsibilities and the resolution of their questions Ability to effectively communicate with the public, answer questions, and resolve problems Ability to spark, manage, and lead, change with in a dynamic organization Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology Ability to work in an urban environment with people from a broad range of cultural backgrounds; experience with diversity including, but not limited to economic, ethnic, age, and gender Competent with computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; operational knowledge of recreation registration software Able to effectively manage multiple projects and assignments under time constraints and changing priorities Able to demonstrate excellent internal and external customer service through verbal, written and electronic communications Ability to research, develop and obtain grant funding and to complete a process of tracking and reporting of results and outcomes Proficient spoken and written English; ability to speak a second language a plus! Desired Qualifications Specialized training in areas of aquatic management or operation including Better Beaches, Certified Pool Operator, NRPA Aquatic Facility Technical Training, Risk Management Schools, Budget and Finance Washington State Boater Safety certification. Red Cross certifications related to water recreation and water safety. Certified Park and Recreation Professional Certification Certified Park and Recreation Executive Certification Closing Date/Time: 4/9/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Office of Hearing Examiner is seeking a hardworking personable individual to join our team as an Administrative Specialist II. You will provide a full range of administrative support functions for the office. Your success will rely on strong organization skills and attention to detail. The Office of Hearing Examiner is a small independent office of the City that conducts fair and impartial administrative hearings, authorized by Seattle Municipal Code, and is Seattle's forum for reviewing whether the law has been correctly applied in agency decisions. Hearing Examiner decisions can have a substantial impact on applicants and others concerned about, or affected, by City agency decisions and recommendations. Your position is also involved in providing accurate information to the public about the citation payment and appeals process. Job Responsibilities The two primary components of this job are: Customer and OHE Staff Support • Front desk and telephone customer engagement • Answer questions regarding hearing procedures and rules • Accept payments and handling cash • Schedule hearing appointments • Duplicate hearing audio upon request • Clerk hearings in the absence of Legal Assistant and Executive Assistant Organization and Documentation • Maintain filing system • Prepare templates for letters, notices and orders • Process citation defaults and generate monthly report • Maintain citations database • Prepare cases for on-line upload and prepare tapes/CD's, case files and exhibits for storage • Update standard operating procedures • Order and maintain inventory of supplies and equipment • Receive and distribute mail To be successful you, will have a good foundation in: • Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook • Creating legal related correspondence • Proofreading You will be effective in this role if you have demonstrated: • Strong communication and public relation skills • The ability to work with difficult parties • Experience maintaining high levels of confidentiality • Flexibility responding to changing priorities Qualifications Requires two years of clerical support experience (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform this job). Additional Information To be considered for this job, please complete the application fully and attach: • A cover letter explaining your interest in this job and the knowledge, skills and abilities you would bring to it • A current resume Questions? Please contact Bonita Roznos at bonita.roznos@seattle.gov. This hiring process involves a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Who May Apply : This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. Closing Date/Time: 4/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) envisions a city of liberated people where communities historically impacted by racism, oppression, and colonization hold power and thrive. SOCR's mission is to end structural racism and discrimination through accountable community relationships and anti-racism organizing, policy development, and civil rights enforcement. The SOCR advances civil rights and removes barriers to equity by enforcing illegal discrimination laws in Employment, Housing, Public Places, Fair Contracting, Title VI and ADA Title II in the City of Seattle. We also work to realize the vision of racial equity by leading the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative . The Office for Civil Rights has a team of more than 30 city employees who work for equal rights and social justice in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The Administrative Specialist II is part of the Administration team, which is a vital component to the successful operations of the office and team. this role will serve as the office receptionist, front desk coordinator and will provide professional administrative support to the office. This role will report to the Enforcement Manager on customer service delivery and Operations Manager on office and operations functions. Job Responsibilities Here's more of what you'll be doing: Office Reception and Customer Service Responsibilities : Serve as the initial point of contact to our internal and external customers, and provide quality service in person, by email, and on the phone in an efficient and professional manner, even when dealing with difficult and demanding situations. Have and retain working knowledge of the civil rights laws the office enforces, protected classes and jurisdictions to effectively screen customer complaints and refer appropriately. Receive, track and route incoming case documents to appropriate staff. Track settlement checks using the settlement check log and distribute checks to charging parties pursuant to the terms of the settlement agreement. Monitor and respond to the Anti-Bias Hotline, the Customer Service Feedback email account, and web inquiries by providing information, routing inquiries to appropriate staff, and referring to the appropriate individual, department or agency. Manage front desk tasks such as: receive, process and distribute mail, process fax correspondence, monitor and respond to office voicemail, and other clerical tasks as assigned. Front Desk Operations and General Office Support: Maintain office equipment: fax machine, printers, copiers, shared laptops, projectors, clocks, tech kits and other shared office devices, including troubleshooting and resolving issues. Maintain and replenish office and kitchen supplies, equipment and manage surplus inventory. Serve as the office telephone coordinator, work with Seattle IT to coordinate computer replacements, and assist staff with IT service requests. Maintain various office spreadsheets, including assigning travel numbers, updating the invoice spreadsheet. Serve as the building management point of contact for the office. Assist divisions with scheduling and coordinating logistics for meetings, trainings, and special events. Compose routine correspondence and create and maintain computerized and manual files. Perform other related administrative duties as assigned. You will be successful in this role if you have experience in: Office administrative/clerical tasks in a customer service-oriented role. Handling multiple tasks efficiently with often competing priorities. Working independently under minimal supervision. Working comfortably in a team environment. You will be prepared to take on this role if you have: Solid knowledge in general office practices and procedures. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to be punctual, reliable and self-directed. Exemplary customer service skills with the ability to communicate and interact with demanding customers and to effectively manage stressful situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality while working with a diverse customer base. Top notch written and oral communication skills. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise good judgment in decision making. Proficiency in MS Outlook, Office, and Excel. Working knowledge of office equipment and multi-line phones. Proactive problem-solving skills. Knowledge or, or interest in, the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Skills. Speaking proficiency or fluency in two or more languages is desired. Qualifications In addition to the ability to perform the tasks described above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education and/or experience and/or training which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class): 2 years of clerical support experience Additional Information This position is classified as an Administrative Specialist II - BU and is governed by a collective bargaining agreement between the City and the union, Local 17 - Admin Support. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, please submit your complete application, including all supplemental questions, and attach your resume and a cover letter at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle no later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 . This position is open to all applicants that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, medical condition or pregnancy. The Seattle Office for Civil Rights 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 Nicolette Hornbeck at Nicolette.Hornbeck@seattle.gov . ? Closing Date/Time: 3/26/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 98133, Washington, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Invitation to Compete #25-19 Teen Services Librarian Broadview Branch Library Part-time, 64 hours per pay period $32.95 - $39.95 per hour (2018 Pay Rates) To be considered for this opportunity, an online application, resume and cover letter must be received by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 28, 2019. This is a regular, part-time, FLSA non-exempt, and benefited position. This classification is part of a bargaining unit represented by AFSCME. Hours for this appointment will include weekdays, weekends and evenings. Note: This recruitment is part of an on-going Continuous Recruitment Process. Candidates who apply to this recruitment bulletin who are not yet part of the Continuous Recruitment Process for consideration of Librarian positions, must participate in a pre-qualifying interview and be added to the Continuous Recruitment Process for Librarian if they are to be considered for the selection process of this vacancy. Overview The Seattle Public Library is Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. Library staff members are highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. Staff members are committed to the Library's organizational values of respect, partnership, engagement, diversity, transparency and recognition. In particular, they demonstrate respect, engage in partnerships, and are transparent in their communications and intentions. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning and staff development. The Seattle Public Library is also firmly committed to Intellectual Freedom and the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI). To this end, all staff embrace Intellectual Freedom as a core value of the library and understand the role that the Library plays in creating a more equitable community with increased opportunity for historically marginalized individuals and families in Seattle. If you share these values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to apply for this position. The Seattle Public Library is seeking a creative and community-oriented Teen Services Librarian for the Broadview Branch location. The Broadview Branch serves northwest Seattle and is a resource for social services, educational resources, and entertainment for its diverse citizens. The expansion of the original library, with its vaulted wooden ceiling and Pacific Northwest Native art, fosters a vibrant community dialog, hosting adult education tutoring, homework help, afterschool meals, and creative family programming. At the geographic and demographic intersection of north Seattle, the library offers space for longtime residents and new arrivals to explore Seattle's civic and cultural opportunities together. A core responsibility for the teen services librarian at the Broadview Branch is to understand the needs of the youth population and partner with a number of local and city-wide agencies, including local middle and high schools and community centers, to develop, implement and facilitate programming and outreach services. In this capacity, the teen services librarian will work closely with the other librarians at the branch and throughout the region. The Broadview Branch is located near Broadview-Thomson K-8, Ingraham HS, Bitter Lake Community Center, and private schools, and the afterschool presence can vary depending on school activities. These schools and programs offer essential partnerships for reaching youth in this community. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of creating positive experiences for teens, other patrons and staff in this type of highly challenging environment. The teen services librarian (TSL) will perform the full range of professional duties. Though assigned to a particular branch, this TSL may be scheduled to work in other locations within the Northwest Region or in The Seattle Public Library system. Librarians in the Northwest Region report to Northwest Regional Manager. An Assistant Manager oversees local branch operations at this branch and supervises public services support staff. Job Responsibilities General Librarian Essential Functions Reference Services and Readers Advisory: Assisting patrons of all ages and interests in finding information they need and materials that surprise and delight. Supporting system-wide service initiatives and strategic priorities. Developing and delivering programs and services directed specifically toward teens and young adults. Program and service design, development, delivery, and evaluation: Using community information to create relevant programs, services, and content that respond to specific community interests and needs. Designing and delivering relevant training and instruction for the public and library colleagues. Developing and maintaining expertise in a wide range of information resources in order to deliver high quality reference and readers advisory service in a variety of modes (in person, phone, virtual). Ensuring that information resources and the library collection reflect the range of information needs in the community and effectively serve the city's diverse and growing population. Community Engagement and Partnerships: Understanding the role of community engagement in identifying community needs and goals and developing relevant and responsive programs, services, and content. Engaging with community members and organizations to develop and maintain both formal and informal relationships to realize outcomes that further community and library goals. Understanding the importance of bringing Library resources to where people are, both inside and outside of Library buildings. Project management: Creating, executing, and managing all aspects of project planning for designed services delivery including budget, resources, timeline, and outcomes based evaluation. Coordinating all administrative and logistical details, such as coordination of volunteers when needed, marketing and advertising, budget tracking, and leading project teams. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications MLS: Must have an MLS from an ALA-accredited library school, or Washington State Librarian Certification. (Note: Graduate students in an Accredited MLS program in their final semester are eligible to apply; however, Washington State Law prohibits an individual from being hired as a librarian unless the MLS degree has been obtained.) Information Services: Minimum one year of experience providing information services to the general public. For this specific position, previous work experience that demonstrates a passion for services to teens and their families, and an ability to develop, plan, implement, and evaluate library programs that support digital, information, reading, social, or STEAM literacies are required. Must also have the ability to develop and deliver programs and services for teens and young adults at the local branch and implement system-wide service initiatives. Technology and Informational Resources: Must have current working knowledge of PC's in a Windows environment, library applications and be able to use on-line, Internet searching methods and information resources. Familiarity with social media platforms and blogging software is highly desirable. Experience with Horizon library automation or a similar system is preferred. Exemplary Customer Service: Minimum one year of experience providing customer service in person, via chat online, or over the phone; and/or instructional or outreach services to the general public. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven commitment to public service and providing exceptional customer service. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal communication, problem solving, customer relations and teamwork skills; a sense of humor; and the ability to demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic commitment to public service. Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Experience in public speaking and formal writing skill is highly desired, as is fluency in a second language. Must be able to communicate clearly, diplomatically, and in a friendly and positive manner with staff and library users from diverse language, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, as well as with neighborhood-based or special interest groups. Intellectual Freedom: Applicants must have a strong commitment to intellectual freedom. Race and Social Justice Initiative: Applicants must be able to support the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative and have a strong commitment to providing equitable services to marginalized or underserved populations throughout Seattle. Project Management and Team Work Skills: Experience planning programs and designing outreach, developing and implementing a project, and evaluation; preferably using outcomes based evaluation methods. Experience serving as a member on a working committee or project team in lieu of the above experience may be considered. Other Required Skills and Abilities: Candidates must be flexible, able to handle multiple competing priorities and tasks, adaptable to change, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. An ability to incorporate and apply newer/emerging technologies in support of creative, effective programming and information services is desirable. Additional Information How to Apply To be considered for this vacancy, all candidates who have yet to qualify for the Continuous Recruitment Process for Librarians must submit an online application via this bulletin by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The online application MUST include: A Cover Letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position Resume Applications that are submitted without all of the required materials will not be considered further. The Seattle Public Library proudly promotes diversity and inclusion in its employment program. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know. Closing Date/Time: 3/28/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Are you motivated by challenging projects that have an impact on the community and organization? Is learning and applying new technologies rewarding to you? If so, consider joining us at Seattle IT! The Opportunity: Seattle IT is currently seeking a senior GIS software developer to join the City's GIS & CADD Applications Development team. The successful candidate joins a team of GIS and CADD software developers and will focus primarily on assignments supporting the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). This position will have frequent interaction with users and stakeholders, especially during requirements gathering, design review, and user acceptance testing activities. Project assignments may involve the development of desktop applications, web applications, web services, mobile applications, or the automation of spatial analysis processes. About you: The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of GIS concepts and technologies and will be experienced working in all phases of a formal software development lifecycle (SDLC). You will possess advanced software programming skills and a familiarity with Transportation or Utility applications of GIS will be a plus. Your strong communication and leadership skills will be highly valued in our team-oriented and customer service focused organization. This position is best suited to an individual who thrives on challenging projects and learning new technologies, and who strives to advance team performance through improved practices. About the Team: The team develops custom applications, tools, web services and spatial data processing scripts in for GIS and CADD users across all City departments. The technologies employed by the team include the full Esri and Autodesk application stack, C#, .NET Framework, Javascript, Python, Azure DevOps and others. The GIS and CADD Application Development team is positioned in the GIS and CADD Section of Seattle IT's Applications Division. It works in strong collaboration peer GIS teams including GIS and CADD Operations, GIS Departmental Analysts, and GIS Products and Services. Job Responsibilities Job Responsibilities: Design, develop and deploy desktop and web-based business/GIS applications in a complex computing environment. Work with the business to identify requirements, work flows, business rules, and business functions that will factor into the design of software applications. Assess technology solutions, and recommend options Develop system designs, including logical/physical data models. Perform ArcGIS software development using Microsoft C#, .Net Framework (Visual Studio 2015 or above), Esri ArcObjects, ArcPy, HTML5, Javascript, PL/SQL, and other programming tools and/or languages Develop software, and, at times, assume the role of lead GIS developer for specific projects. Develop unit and system test plans and scripts, complete system testing, and coordinate with business users to ensure the prompt completion of user acceptance testing. Coordinate with GIS Operations and other Seattle IT teams to ensure the successful deployment and ongoing support of both vendor and custom products. Provide support, troubleshooting, modifications, enhancements and maintenance for existing GIS applications, scripts, tools, and web services Qualifications Required Qualifications: Education: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, Mathematics, or a related field. Skills & Experience: 5 years' software development experience with C# and the .NET Framework 5 years' software development experience with Javascript and/or Python 5 years' experience with the Esri software suite (ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, etc.,) 5 years' experience working with a relational database management system such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server or a comparable system 5 years' experience performing all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical concepts in clear and common language Demonstrated success in problem solving and trouble-shooting Ability to work independently and as part of a team Capability to work efficiently in a deadline-driven environment Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated leadership qualities and experience in a leadership role Experience with transportation applications of GIS Experience with user interface (UI) design for GIS and non-GIS applications Experience with Esri Javascript API (version 3.x or 4.x) Familiarity with mobile cross-platform development using Xamarin or similar technology Experience using Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS) and GIT source code version control Familiarity with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) & Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Thorough knowledge of database concepts, database design, data modeling, and system architecture Additional Information In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include a resume and a cover letter with your completed application. Closing Date/Time: 4/9/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 15th Avenue West, Washington, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Animal Shelter is committed to providing compassionate and quality care to pets and low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to animals in need. We are currently looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Under the direct supervision of a Veterinarian, the Licensed Veterinary Technician prepares and monitors animals for surgery, administers anesthetics and other medications and treatments, assists with collection and preparation of laboratory samples, digital radiographs, medical examinations and procedures, prepares prescription medication and food, cleans and assembles surgical and medical materials and equipment, administers vaccinations and preventative care, and provides support along with the Veterinarian to the shelter and foster animals in our care. Job Responsibilities Prepares and administers pre-anesthetics, vaccines, microchips and other drugs/medications to animals under the direction of the Veterinarian; administers and monitors intravenous, intramuscular and inhalation anesthetics; intubates animals for gas anesthesia. Restrains animals of varying sizes and temperaments when loading them into individual cages and when administering pre-anesthetics, vaccines and other drugs/medications and during examinations. Prepares animals for surgery by shaving, vaccinating, scrubbing, and disinfecting the surgical site. Assists veterinarian during surgery by monitoring rate and depth of animal's respiration, heart rate and color of mucous membranes; administering antibiotics and vaccines as indicated; providing supplies and adjusting anesthetic levels. Monitors post-operative condition; alerts and assists veterinarian with emergencies. Cleans, disinfects, or sterilizes surgical supplies and equipment such as towels, wraps, drapes, instruments, clinic attire, and syringes. Monitors supply inventory and orders supplies when needed. Admits and discharges animals and gives pre-and post-operative instructions. Clean, feeds, waters and exercises animals; cleans animal cages. Washes clinic linens; loads washing and drying machines with cloths. Stocks supply cabinets and maintain inventory. Sells animal licenses. Assists the Shelter's veterinarian in examining, diagnosing and treating various medical conditions related to animals in the Shelter's care. Operates and oversees the maintenance of the autoclave, anesthesia machines, oxygen generators, and other veterinary equipment. Performs collection of laboratory samples includes urine, blood, feces and other bodily fluids; prepares samples for interpretation or processing; operates in-house laboratory equipment and performs routine equipment maintenance. Obtains digital radiographs using proper safety techniques and prepares images for evaluation. Performs dental prophylaxis and assists Veterinarian with veterinary dental procedures. Performs tonoscopy, tear tests, skin scrapings fecal and urine microscopic evaluation, ear cleanings, nail trims, and other routine medical procedures under Veterinarian supervision. Assists with shelter animal intake as needed. Assists with foster and shelter animal medical appointments, medication and food refills, medical record keeping, controlled drug record keeping, and inventory. Administers medications and treatments to shelter animals and applies medical protocols under the direction of the Veterinarian; participates in daily shelter health rounds. Assists with animal cruelty investigations through animal examinations, documentation, on-scene observations and testify in court as needed. Performs humane euthanasia under the direction of the Veterinarian and Animal Care staff. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Performs occasional administrative duties commonly found in a clinic setting. Qualifications Required Qualifications • A minimum of two years of experience as a licensed veterinary technician in the care and treatment of animals, at least one year of which was in assisting a licensed veterinarian in an animal clinic or hospital. • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds. • Ability to lift and carry over 40 pounds with mechanical and/or personnel assistance • Must be Licensed as a Veterinary Technician with the State of Washington. Desired Qualifications • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook and PetPoint. • Familiarity with small animal dentistry procedures and techniques. • Proficient with Idexx laboratory machines and software programs including VetConnect Plus, VetMedStat and VetLab. Additional Information • The work involves frequent exposure to agitated animals, feces, blood and disease. • Selected candidates may be required to complete a background check. Closing Date/Time: 4/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products. Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes to paving streets, tweaking traffic signals and helping buses and freight deliveries run on time, creating enjoyable public spaces and building out a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities - and that's just a snapshot. In our quickly growing city, how we get around, how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. This position is in SDOT's Policy & Planning Division, on the Revenue & Capital Development team. The team is responsible for securing grants, developing and prioritizing long-range capital project lists, and managing revenue-related studies and planning efforts. We are committed to securing nearly $400 million in grants to support the Levy to Move Seattle, and we compete for regional, state and federal grants ranging in size from $50k to more than $50 million. Your skills and experience in grant writing, capital project development, relationship-building and project management will help us build the transportation system of the future. Job Responsibilities Revenue Development Participate in the ongoing development of Move Seattle levy leveraging strategies Identify grant funding opportunities and prepare project funding applications, including working with project managers to develop scopes, schedules and budgets, then writing and editing content. Regional Transportation Planning Brief elected officials and management on long-range regional transportation planning issues in writing and in person Play a key role in our relationship with the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) by representing Seattle's interests, coordinating with staff in multiple departments, and recommending policy positions Coordinate staff activities on regional data collection and modeling initiatives, including information exchange, methodology development and implementation Liaison with PSRC and City staff for development and management of the 2019 PSRC Regional Household Travel Survey. SDOT's Large Capital Project Prioritization Process Manage the update of Seattle's long-range capital project planning and prioritization process Work with project managers to ensure grant-funded project scopes are consistent with funding requirements and opportunities. Planning, Policy Development and Project Management Serve as SDOT's deputy project manager for the congestion pricing study, with the potential to assume full project management duties over time Manage other studies and projects related to transportation revenues, policies and plans; develop funding plans for sub-area and citywide plans Track emerging changes to state and federal funding programs and assess potential opportunities and impacts. Other Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice Informally mentor staff who are new to grant writing. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications : Education: Bachelor's degree in city planning, transportation planning or a related field. (Or an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position duties). Experience: 7 years of experience in transportation planning or a related field, including a minimum of 3 years of grant writing experience. Desired Qualifications: Master's degree in city planning, public administration or a related field Experience staffing or briefing elected officials Experience developing and implementing prioritization frameworks for transportation projects Experience managing planning studies that include community engagement elements Grant writing experience, ideally with grants for state or federal funding for capital projects Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application. Supplemental questionnaire responses. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract. This recruitment process may be used as needed for up to six months, depending on hiring needs to hire qualified candidates for this position. Closing Date/Time: 4/9/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 16, 2019
Temporary
Position Description As Human Resources at the City of Seattle works to build greater equity, consistency, and accessibility, it is important to have an intranet website that provides "real-time" resources and support for City employees. To realize this goal, we are seeking a SharePoint expert with experience re-thinking architecture design, content, and search. This is a one-year temporary benefited role reporting to the Deputy Director. Job Responsibilities To be successful in this role, you will have experience: • Building a robust user-friendly SharePoint site with an array of resources • Engaging and training a wide spectrum of employees with limited understanding of SharePoint capabilities • Keeping a project manager, executives, and stakeholders informed throughout the project • Understanding content management and the content lifecycle • Working within organization IT standards • Developing User Acceptance Testing plan and signoff requirements You will have a passion for: • Building user-friendly SharePoint sites that are scalable • Working collaboratively to uncover customer needs • Making sites intuitive to a wide range of users • Organizing information and resources to meet customer needs • Training users how to maximize SharePoint and maintain a SharePoint site Qualifications Experience: • Three or more years in designing SharePoint solutions, Information Architecture, and experience in optimizing SharePoint Search • SharePoint 2013, Office365, SharePoint Online development tools • Creating SharePoint infrastructure, configuration, and administration • Developing SharePoint scripts and modifying layouts Education: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or an AA with Microsoft certification on SharePoint Equivalency: Applications will be reviewed for experience, certification, and education which provide equivalent levels of background to perform this job. Additional Information To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application, attaching your resume and cover letter, at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle not later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. We will be evaluating applicants as they apply and moving strong matches forward to full assessment during the posting period. We encourage you to apply early. Questions? Please contact Kate Moore at kate.moore@seattle.gov This hiring process involves a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Who may apply: This position is open to all applicants that meet the abovequalifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City 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: 4/9/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 16, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Information Technology's Application Services Division has an exciting opportunity in its Customer Relationship Systems team for a Microsoft Dynamics 365 application developer. In this position, you will work with business and technical personnel to provide application architecture, design, configuration, support, consultation services, and technical hardware/software project support, focusing on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform. Job Responsibilities Develop solutions by working with business analysts and/or users to perform technical analysis options, and estimates. Develop or modify existing application components using tools and software development life cycle standards using a mix of independent study and cooperative interpersonal communication techniques. Work collaboratively with Seattle IT teams (Systems Engineer, DBA, QA, etc.) to build, test, deploy, and maintain software using custom and industry common practices throughout multiple environments (e.g. Sandbox/DEV/QA/UAT/PROD). Respond to incidents and events with methodical approaches to assess and troubleshoot all types of production (performance, access, accuracy, etc.). Reliably subdivide large tasks into appropriately sized work-in-progress periods, provide accurate estimates of those work packages, summarize the work into a trustworthy schedule, and monitor the work through completion. Competently organize, run, and follow up on collaboration, fact finding, critical reviews, planning, and other meeting discussions. Participate in deliverable reviews and to coach and mentor peers within your areas of expertise. Other duties as assigned commensurate with an IT Professional B level. Qualifications Required Qualifications: NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education, training and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. BA/BS degree in Computer Science, computer technology, mathematics, or related field, or a related field or additional qualifying experience 2+ years of experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM / Dynamics 365 as application developer and configurator 3+ years of combined experience as an analyst-developer on various technologies including client /server applications, relational databases, web-based applications and data warehouse applications Desired Qualifications: In depth knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 application configuration, including customizing Dynamics using plug-ins and custom workflows Experience with Microsoft Dynamics application architecture and design Proficiency developing applications using standard languages and platforms, including the .NET framework, C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript, MVC, t-SQL, Visual Studio 2010+ Experience with source control mediums such as Team Foundation Server (TFS) or Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Experience using MS SQL Server Reporting Services and MS SQL Server Integration Services Additional Information NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation. NOTE : This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Closing Date/Time: 4/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Renton, Washington, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle Human Services Department is seeking Registered Nurse Consultant to join the Aging & Disability Services Division. Full time and temporary on-call positions are available. The successful candidate will join a team of enthusiastic, energetic, and dedicated colleagues who provide home-based case management services to vulnerable adults throughout King County. The RN Consultant helps support individuals with complex medical conditions and will collaborate with medical providers and other key partners to maximize health care resources and positive health outcomes for clients. Do you love providing compassionate care to older individuals and adults with disabilities, living at home, who have unstable health conditions and risk factors including multiple physical and/or mental health problems, long-term care needs, and/or drug/alcohol issues? The successful candidate will love working with clients may include those who have difficulty sustaining basic living needs due to their physical, emotional, behavioral or cognitive status, and physical or emotional neglect or abuse. We're looking for a highly professional RN Consultant who is also comfortable working with ethnically diverse adults who are eligible for Medicaid in home personal care. The RN Consultant will be a key member of the client's healthcare team, providing consultation to Case Managers in the Aging and Disability Services Case Management Program. RN Consultants with ADS do not provide hands-on clinical care to clients, but do make home visits to observe/assess skin breakdown, verify treatment plans and make appropriate referrals. Client population includes older individuals and adults with disabilities, living at home, who have unstable health conditions and risk factors including multiple physical and/or mental health problems, long-term care needs, and/or drug/alcohol issues. Clients may include those who have difficulty sustaining basic living needs due to their physical, emotional, behavioral or cognitive status, and physical or emotional neglect or abuse. The client population for the program are ethnically diverse adults who are eligible for Medicaid in home personal care. These positions report to a Case Management Program Supervisor. The City of Seattle provides a great benefit package, including reimbursement for RN licensure fees and a budget for continuing education. Positions are located in Renton (600 SW 39th Street, Renton) or Seattle (700 5th Ave, Seattle). This requisition may be used in the future to hire additional permanent, temporary or out-of-class RN Consultants for our case management program in either Renton or Seattle. Job Responsibilities Registered Nurse Consultants provide medical expertise, input and consultation to a team of social work case managers whose clients are at high risk of residential placement or hospitalization due to unstable health conditions or caregiver/provider situations. Client population consists of frail, elderly, disabled adults receiving Medicaid funded services with multiple risk factors including physical and/or mental health problems, long-term care needs, drug/alcohol issues, behavioral or cognitive status, and physical or emotional neglect or abuse. Work closely with case managers to develop a plan of care. Coordinate with other providers such as primary care, speciality, mental health and home health. Meet with clients in community or their homes to assess their needs. Conduct skin observation for pressure injuries and other wounds and make recommendations for care. Provide education and training to caregivers, clients and staff. Make referrals to other services such as Adult Day Health and medication management. Use Care Transitions strategies to help clients avoid unnecessary re-hospitalization. Use a laptop to enter your notes and assessment. Use your keen nursing eye to identify gaps in care plans and help case managers to fill those gaps. You may be asked to carry a small caseload of clinically complex clients. Find opportunities to advocate for clients and dismantle barriers. Qualifications Education: A Bachelor of Science in Nursing AND Experience: Two years of clinical nursing experience with elderly and/or disabled adults OR Three years of clinical nursing experience with any age group Or a combination of education, training and/or work experience which provides the ability to perform job responsibilities AND Certification/License: Washington State Registered Nurse license. Current State of Washington driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Your technical skills: You are experienced using electronic medical records to record client information and can learn new systems. You have a second language fluency in Spanish, Russian/Ukraine, Somali, Punjabi and/or Bosnian with ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English and second language; You understanding of Medicaid systems. You can ultilize standard office software such as Outlook, Word, SharePoint and Excel. Bonus points if you have skill and experience with computerized CARE assessment program. Your clinical skills: You have extensive experience with chronic illnesses in a variety of settings, including residential and home health care as well as family practices and clinics. You are experienced using Motivational Interviewing to assist clients with behavior change. You have experience with Care Transitions strategies. You are able to coordinate care plans with social services, physicians, home health agencies, hospitals, and health industry providers; You are experienced working with elderly or disabled adults who have unstable health conditions and risk factors including multiple physical and/or mental health problems, long-term care needs, and/or drug/alcohol problems. You have strong clinical assessment and planning skills. You can stage a wound and make appropriate treatment recommendations. You have the ability to manage a small caseload of clinically complex clients. Your interpersonal and job skills: You are passionate about helping under-served populations You work effectively within diverse workgroups and populations. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You manage conflict while maintaining relationships. You work well with challenging behaviors. You enjoy fast-paced work environment and have excellent time management skills. You understand systemic racism and are committed to undoing it. You value a diverse work environment and continuous striving for equity. You like to learn and grow. You are a team player and want to be part of an organization that is "family". You like a challenge and are skilled at proactive problem-solving. You work well under pressure. You are flexible and nimble when dealing with changing priorities. You give and receive feedback in a productive manner. You are able to make on-site visits to clients and attend meetings at community-based agencies and providers. This may not be the right job for you if: You want to provide hands-on nursing care - this is consultative role. You prefer slow work pace and predicable work each day. You don't want to conduct home visits. 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. Some positions also require a pre-employment exam. For more information on the Human Services Department, please visit: www.seattle.gov/human services. Closing Date/Time: 3/26/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Imagine a city where every student, regardless of language and cultural differences, receives a quality education and feels safe and included. The Seattle Mayor and City Council are striving to bring us to the top of the list of cities known for positive change, innovation, and sound financial management. The Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) supports this effort to transform the lives of Seattle's children, youth, and families by eliminating opportunity gaps and preparing students for kindergarten, improving academic achievement, eliminating the opportunity gap, and ensuring students graduate prepared for college or a career. The department strives to embed the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative into its education objectives and seeks staff that value the importance of working together as a government and community to eliminate racial disparities and achieve racial equity. To support the mission of this department, we are looking for a Communications & Outreach Manager to serve as a dynamic leader in managing and coordinating integrated plans for all community outreach and engagement, public affairs, digital content development, and communication strategies for the department. Job Responsibilities Here's more about what you'll be doing: You will be responsible for daily departmental communications tasks, such as : Writing press releases and communicating with the media Managing and updating website content and social media Developing talking points Writing stakeholder newsletters and announcements, as well as highlights on program milestones and funding awards Acting as a liaison with other departments and agencies on communications and outreach issues Communicating clearly and effectively through presentations and written materials to community leaders, elected officials, and other stakeholders Acting as DEEL's Public Information Officer and representing DEEL to the Mayor's Office and other City departments You will ensure the success of communications and outreach strategies by: Working with project teams to determine outreach objectives, strategies, timelines, and budgets Researching appropriate communication tactics, identifying key audiences, developing key messages, and advising the project team on cost-effective and inclusive methods to reach target audiences Organizing and staffing outreach activities and analyzing results to determine if goals are achieved Tracking and reporting project communications and media coverage Compiling and preparing summaries of outreach activities Implementing communications strategies that involve multi-formatted collateral, including website content management, social media engagement, and visual graphics expertise You will frequently engage in special projects and initiatives within the department, such a s: Planning and holding large scale community meetings to solicit community feedback and elevating community concerns to interested parties Recruitment of students for funded programs Partnering with other departments on community engagement efforts Participating in establishing DEEL goal setting and strategic planning initiatives Executing communication strategies to convey complex problems which navigate highly visible, sensitive, and controversial issues with external constituencies Qualifications You will be most successful if you have demonstrated significant strength in community outreach and engagement, as well as both internal and external communications. A commitment to listening, creating space for diverse perspectives, and the pursuit of inclusive and just outcomes must be at the center of your professional practice. The ability to communicate at all levels tactfully and effectively will also contribute to your success. Specifically, you'll be prepared to take on this role if you demonstrate: A high level of skill in: Increasing social media presence Oral and written communication Preparing and giving presentations, preferably in cross-cultural contexts. Attention to detail and organization Project management The ability to: Creatively solve problems by sorting through multiple issues, assess, identify appropriate resources, and implement solutions. Meet project deadlines. Navigate and adapt to a dynamic political environment Successfully execute plans for program content and participant engagement Travel to various locations for community outreach events Experience with: Developing and maintaining partnerships with community organizations, citizen groups, and foundations Developing, managing, and evaluating public outreach communication and marketing tools, including facilitation, public speaking, digital, and online Community organizing and engagement, especially with diverse communities. K-12 and Early Education Systems Additional Information This position is pending classification as a Strategic Advisor 2, Exempt and will require the ability to work a flexible schedule, as attendance at meetings in the evenings or weekends will be required at times. DEEL supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access, providing the staff and public with opportunities for growth, and developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share those values and meet the qualifications, we invite you to apply for this position. Please visit http://www.seattle.gov/education to learn more about the Department of Education & Early Learning. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your application, attaching all of the following: a cover letter, resume, and relevant writing sample at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ no later than 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The Department of Education & Early Learning 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 Department of Education & Early Learning 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: 4/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Mar 13, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products. Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes to paving streets, tweaking traffic signals and helping buses and freight deliveries run on time, creating enjoyable public spaces and building out a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities. And that's just a snapshot. In our quickly growing city, how we get around - how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. SDOThas an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Right of Way Agent. With limited supervision, the Senior Right of Way Agent will acquire real property for fee, permanent easements, and temporary acquisitions in support of SDOT's Move Seattle Levy and capital projects. The work requires advanced knowledge of real estate terminology, principles, and practices of acquisition on behalf of the City, using independent judgment in selecting, interpreting, and applying the most appropriate guidelines, policies, and procedures to specific projects. This position reports to the Real Property Manager. Job Responsibilities Provide professional right of way services by negotiating with property owners, including developers, government officials, utilities, attorneys, property managers and other governmental agencies for acquisition of real property rights per federal, state, and local guidelines. Provide relocation assistance to owners and tenants affected by property purchase according to applicable policies, ordinances, laws and regulations. Acquire all real property in accordance with the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act. Prepare appraisals and/or Administrative Offer Summaries to determine Just Compensation value. Provide market research related to value in potential project areas. Prepare Project Funding Estimates to provide budget numbers in early project planning. Perform comprehensive legal research into proposed transactions such as deeds, contracts, easements, title searches, right-of-way restrictions, zoning and land use requirements, encumbrances, value appraisals and price analysis, environmental impact, project permits, escrow accounts and franchise rights. Read, write, interpret, and apply legal descriptions; and request and review appraisals for fair market value. Determine the type, scope and form of documentation needed in the appraisal, purchase, sale, lease or use of City property; and relocate displaced tenants. Assist in developing and recommending short and long-range goals and objectives, changes in methods, policies and procedures. Represent the City or Department at public hearings, City Council and/or community meetings, or conferences involving real property issues; and prepares legislation for City Council consideration. Participate in the selection and management of acquisition, relocation and appraisal right-of-way consultants. Recommend initiation of condemnation when necessary to acquire real property; assists attorney in proceedings as required and may appear in court as an expert witness. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires three (3) years of experience as a Real Property Agent or Right-of-Way Agent and an Associate's Degree in Real Estate 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). Current Washington State driver's license or ability to obtain one by start date. Additional Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, and policies pertaining to right-of-way activities. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and polices related to eminent domain, easements, right-of-entry, real estate title, and other right-of-way technical, legal, and financial activities. Knowledge of principles and practices of real property appraisal, negotiation, acquisition, relocation assistance, economics, and law, related to real property acquisition, disposal/sale, leasing, property management, easements, and related matters. Ability to understand and interpret engineering plans, maps, surveys, and legal documents related to real property. Ability to research land record sources. Ability to negotiate with property owners and parties of interest in property and to explain policies, plans, and interests affecting properties. Effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Additional Information Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Closing Date/Time: 4/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific