City of Seattle

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98 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 18, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is seeking a Training Coordinator to build instructor-led training (ILT) materials for a customized, enterprise-wide leadership development program. The Training Coordinator's role is to use source materials and a pre-existing curriculum map to create dynamic PowerPoint presentations, and effectively leverage templates for associated Participant and Facilitator guides. Candidate will excel at developing engaging classroom activities that support the course objectives; have excellent writing skills, high attention to detail, and demonstrated strength in content organization. The position reports to the Manager, Training and Development. This is a benefit eligible temporary assignment with an anticipated duration through August of 2020. It includes medical, dental and vision benefits as well as paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Job Responsibilities • Perform, design, develop, and implement learning activities for leadership programs; • Create course materials while demonstrating familiarity with formatting printed collaterals in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint as well as limited graphic design, and create activity-based learning modalities to build polished, engaging classroom learning; • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) and program leads to ensure that content, learning objectives and delivery methodologies meet curriculum goals, while matching the appropriate media format, structure and design needs; • Creates storyboards and make recommendations for interactivity and development strategies; • Identify blended learning opportunities that maximize learner understanding; work with e-learning developer to align associated work products. Qualifications Education: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Education, Literature, Creative/Technical Writing, Organizational Psychology or a related discipline required. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years' experience developing instructional content/collaterals, with a focus on instructor-led training is required. Knowledge of instructional design theory and practice; technical writing or curriculum design; strong proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint required. Education/Experience Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Additional Information Seattle Public Utilities consists of three lines of business: Drinking Water, Drainage and Wastewater, and Solid Waste. Seattle Public Utilities provides more than 1.3 million customers in King County with a reliable water supply, as well as managing essential sewer, garbage, recycling, yard waste, surface water, and engineering services for the community. "Our Promise" to the community is to provide efficient and forward-looking utility services that keep Seattle the best place to live. Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation, and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is a leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible. Learn more about Seattle Public Utilities at our web page www.seattle.gov/util/ . Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 18, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities serves more than 650,000 Seattle residential and 60,000 business customers--that's every house, building and business in Seattle with drinking water, sewer, drainage, garbage and recycling. "Our Promise" to the community is to deliver efficient and forward-looking utility services that keep Seattle the best place to live. Our customers depend on us to be there for them - to deliver utility services reliably and to spend their dollars wisely. The Senior Financial Systems Analyst is responsible for providing strategic and end-user support for business systems and related processes and database tools used by its Accounting and Finance Division. The position will report to the Financial Systems Administrator within SPU's Finance and Administration Branch. This benefited temporary assignment includes medical, dental and vision benefits as well as vacation and sick leave. It is currently approved through August 18, 2020 Job Responsibilities Design and develop complex ad-hoc and user reports, queries, and dashboards using BI tools; update, enhance and maintain Finance's library of queries, reports and other online resources; document all procedures, report logic and other information which would facilitate future maintenance. Conduct end-user training, including creating training content and developing training materials and documents; Provide end-user support; trouble shoot systems and data problems; Collaborate with business users and system technical teams in financial systems design, implementation, upgrades and enhancements; Perform functional and end-user testing for systems used in the Finance & Administration Branch. Serve as data steward, assisting in analyzing, validating, monitoring and improving data quality; co-lead efforts related to data conversion, business requirements gathering, user testing and process documentation; Identify and provide recommendations for developing or updating financial policies, processes and procedures; Serve as liaison between Finance and system technical teams; Serve as the business systems security administrator with respect to user access; Serve as the SPU Finance representative in intra- and interdepartmental projects; Serve as backup to the Financial Systems Administrator as needed. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, computer science or a related field. Experience: Three years' experience in financial/accounting systems, business administration or analysis. Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. An ideal candidate will also have the following qualifications: Proficiency with business intelligence and reporting tools, Cognos (or similar) platform preferred; Strong working experience with system databases, data cubes, query language (SQL), and business financial systems (such as PeopleSoft, or similar); Experience with systems integration and project management; Experience developing documentation, procedures and business workflows; Knowledge of data warehouse and data mart concepts; Excellent oral presentation, writing, and listening communication skills; the ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization; High proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other software programs including MS Word, Access, Outlook, and SharePoint. Additional Information At Seattle Public Utilities, our job is to protect the area's quality of life. We pledge to meet community and environmental needs by: Maintaining some of the nation's best drinking water Preventing sewer backups, flooding, and landslides Helping Seattle residents and businesses be recycling leaders Protecting local waterways and the Sound from sewage overflows and polluted storm water runoff. We do this while always keeping in mind that we need to spend customers' money wisely. We are also making sure that as Seattle grows, it's even better for future generations. A place where: Less garbage is shipped to the landfill The drinking water is protected Utility infrastructure is well-built and maintained And where salmon thrive in healthy waterways. Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation, and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is a leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible. Learn more about Seattle Public Utilities at our web page www.seattle.gov/util/ Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 18, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides essential utility services to a rapidly growing and increasingly complex city and region. With more people living in Seattle than ever before, we face a range of new challenges, requirements, and responsibilities. This is an exciting time for us, as we embrace the challenge of balancing environmental enhancement, service excellence, and compliance with affordability. We are exploring and sharing approaches to meeting new and future demands. SPU strives to be a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. We also provide drinking water for 1.4 million regional customers in Seattle and the other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable utility services and to provide value for dollar. With that goal in mind, we pursue everything we do with the following core areas of focus: Achieve Excellence in Core Service Delivery Increase Affordability and Accountability Improve Investment Value Enhance Public Health and Environment Ensure Equity and Inclusion Expand our Impact through Strong Partnerships SPU has an opportunity for two temporary Employee and Labor Relations Advisors . One assignment will last for up to 11 months and one assignment for up to 6 months from the date of hire. Job Responsibilities The Employee and Labor Relations Advisor is responsible for fostering partnerships with all levels of employees, management and business partners to provide advice, consulting, and mentoring guidance regarding employee and labor relation processes, procedures and best practices as they relate to employee engagement, recognition, training, performance, misconduct, allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, labor practices and EEO matters. Ideal candidates will have experience with a complex, diverse workforce, a strong desire to work with both front-line employees and management, and experience with public sector organizational practices and labor unions. Examples of key responsibilities of this position include the following: Meet with employees in person to assess their concerns and complaints, and with managers regarding employee misconduct and performance Investigate, or assist in management fact finding or investigations regarding allegations of misconduct, discrimination, harassment, and other matters as necessary, and prepare investigation reports when appropriate. Conduct debriefing sessions with employees and management Advise all levels of SPU employees and managers regarding personnel issues and/or refer issues to appropriate HR management or professional staff for assistance, which may include interpretation/implementation of City Personnel Rules, Department Guidelines, and Collective Bargaining Agreements Research and develop discipline comparisons and recommendations Contribute to ER/LR data reporting tracking and analysis Contribute to SPU's performance management and performance appraisal program by guiding leaders on evaluating, memorializing, and communicating about employee performance Plan, develop, and prepare materials for labor/management initiatives, collective bargaining negotiations, grievances, and arbitration Manage special projects, such as the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) compliance program, Stay and Exit interview processing, and other human resources functions as assigned Support and work to promote Race and Social Justice Initiatives Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Public Administration or related field. Experience: At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in performing employee and/or laborrelations work in a comparable organization including conducting or providing oversight for investigations to include EEO investigations. Other required skills include the ability to negotiate, counsel, manage conflict, facilitate communications, and influence; work effectively in a large, complex multicultural and diverse organization; exercise independent, sound judgment and initiative within established guidelines when recommending a course of action; prepare clear, concise, accurate and persuasive reports, correspondence, analytical studies and other written materials; possess active listening skills; and be proficient with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Certification/License: Washington State Driver License or evidence of equivalent mobility is required. SPU operates facilities throughoutSeattle and King County. Travel to remote work sites is required on an as-needed basis. Additional Information: The ideal candidate will have: Knowledge of and relevant experience in employment law related matters, and experience in providing analysis regarding discrimination, harassment and retaliation in the workplace is preferred; as is experience working with labor unions/contracts and demonstrated experience in a leadership role in a complex unionized environment. 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 review. Want to know more about Seattle Public Utilities? Check out our web page at www.seattle.gov/util/ Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 18, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides essential utility services to a rapidly growing and increasingly complex city and region. With more people living in Seattle than ever before we face many new challenges and opportunities. This is an exciting time for us as we balance environmental stewardship, service excellence and compliance with affordability. We are exploring innovative approaches to meet increased demand. SPU is a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition SPU provides drinking water for 1.4 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make. With these goals in mind, we focus on the following in all we do: Achieve Excellence in Core Service Delivery Increase Affordability and Accountability Improve Investment Value Enhance Public Health and Environment Ensure Equity and Inclusion Expand our Impact through Strong Partnerships More information about our City Values can be found here . About the Position: We have an exciting opportunity for a visionary financial executive to join our team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting to the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer (GM/CEO), the CFO will enhance the utility's affordability and investment strategies and is an important advisor and partner to the CEO and a member of the agency's executive leadership team. The CFO will work to advance SPU's mission and the interests of the utility's rate payers. The CFO is tasked with making sure that SPU secures and maintains cost-effective financing for capital projects, oversees the development and maintenance of strong, transparent financial reporting systems and controls, ensures the development and adherence to strong, balanced financial policies, and provides financial data and analyses that allow for informed and responsible decision-making and oversight. Overseeing an annual operating budget of $1.2 billion dollars (with revenues of approximately $874 million) in operating across four funds: water, drainage & wastewater, solid waste, and general fund, the CFO will work with department leadership to leverage the impact of SPU's financial investments, control costs, and ensure sound fiduciary responsibility of financial resources. The CFO is the utility's lead financial representative and interacts regularly with Bond Rating Agencies, City Budget Office, City Council and the Mayor's Office. In addition, this position is also responsible for the accuracy, integrity, and quality of SPU's official annual financial statements for the Water, Drainage & Wastewater, and Solid Waste lines of business. Job Responsibilities Ensure the effectiveness of financial and accounting Oversee the development of the annual budget in accordance with city procedures and departmental operating requirements, including revenue, expense and capital spending budgets. Provide oversight of the delivery of timely and relevant financial reporting to the CEO, CAO, Deputy Directors and leaders of the department. Direct performance for all three Enterprise Funds and related bond issuances. Maintain open and transparent relationships with rating agencies, representing SPU at presentations and other bond issuance and ratings related activities. Ensure that SPU develops and maintains an optimal capital structure, minimizing its cost of capital while maintaining financial flexibility. Coordinate SPU's financial responses to the City Budget Office (CBO), City Mayor, rating and other as required. Provide executive oversight of SPU financial operations and other assigned functions, ensuring operational excellence. Manage the development of rates, in alignment with utility SPU strategic business planning processes that include customer input, and city processes. Participate as a member of SPU's executive collaborating on the utility's planning, policies, procedures, and culture building. Work to build a culture of affordability and accountability in budget development and rate setting where every employee seeks to control costs and maximize investment value. Work with SPU leadership to foster exploration of viable opportunities to leverage SPU financial capital through public private partnerships, grant funding and other alternative financing and project delivery approaches. Manage and empower a team that includes: Accounting, Contracts & Procurement, Real Property, and Finance. Qualifications The ideal candidate is ethical, knowledgeable, nimble, financially creative, and shares our interest in advancing equity, inclusivity, transparency, accountability, affordability and sustainability in all we do. The ideal candidate cultivates a connected, coherent, empowered, capable and resilient staff and is focused upon the interests of the utility's customers and community. Candidates background should show progressively responsible professional experience in financial management, financial analysis, accounting, auditing, budgeting, forecasting, treasury and investment management, debt issuance, rate making and management in a municipal, local, or other governmental entity and a track record of supervisory/management experience over a related division or organization Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration, CPA or a closely related field. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Additional Information Compensation and Benefits: The City of Seattle provides a generous benefits package to its employees which includes: Health, dental, vision, long term disability and group term life insurance Defined benefit retirement plan 10 paid City holidays and 2 personal holidays 12 to 30 days of vacation per year, based on length of City of Seattle service 4 days of executive leave per year 12 days of sick leave per year Paid family leave care, up to 4 weeks Paid parental leave, up to 12 weeks Executive leave Merit leave Optional 457 deferred compensation plan Flexible benefit plan contributions by employee on a pre-tax basis Employee Assistance Program How to apply: All interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to tom.young@reffettassociates.com . Your cover letter should clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the posting. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly. Include in this letter, an example of how you identified and addressed a significant equity issue. Additional materials may be requested upon review. Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle Public Utilities value diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences. Due to the fiduciary nature of the work, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. In compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 17, 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 (Sr. Capital Projects Coordinator) with an aptitude for managing facility projects and public works construction contracts. To be successful in this role you must be a self-starter and able to handle a project portfolio of multiple project types and complexities.Your project management experience will enable you to quickly adapt to CDCM's delivery process, communicate successfully with tenants, stakeholders and project teams, adhere to City, State and Federal Codes, RCW's, and other policies and rules. 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 facility 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 facility 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 facility 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. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction/Project Management, Business or closely related field of study; and Four (4) 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: Seven (7) years' 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. Valid Driver's license or equivalent mobility. Additional Information The first review of applications will be conducted on May 22, 2019 andthe most qualified applicantsinvited tointerview.Applications received after May 22 will be reviewed and evaluated as they are received. 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:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 17, 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. The Street Use Division of SDOTpresents an exceptional opportunity working with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, reliable, efficient, and socially equitable transportation system that enhances Seattle's environment and economic vitality. The Project Manager (Senior Civil Engineer class specification)will focus on reviewing major permits related to internal and external agencies such as Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), King County, and other public entities. One major role of this Project Manager will be to manage these public agency projects through the SDOT permitting process, and to serve as part of a project team with SDOT, other City departments, and divisions to successfully complete plan review and design phase coordination. This position reports to the Street Improvement Permits Supervisor. Job Responsibilities Serve as the Street Use Division's Major Permit Project Manager, tracking and overseeing the development of public agency projects through the SDOT permitting system, managing scope, schedule, and budget as necessary for successful delivery. Serve as SDOT'sProject Engineer or Civil Designer, in the preparation and development of public agency projects that require SDOT permitting. Serve as a liaison between external agency and SDOT in the coordination and development of capital projects that require permitting (such as major utility projects, CSO projects, ETC.). Work with SDOT staff on developing and revising both technical and business-related policies or processes. Assist with scheduling and facilitating of design guidance meetings and pre-construction meetings. Conduct monthly meetings with internal and external agencies to provide guidance on SDOT permitting requirements. Work in a multicultural work place and with diverse customers, emphasizing communication for cooperation, collaboration, and inclusiveness in support of department goals to promote diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires five (5) years professional civil engineering experience and a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology; (or a combinations of education and/or training and/or experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington. Current Washington State driver's license or the ability to obtain one by start date. Additional Desired Qualifications: Experience managing the delivery of large, complex Capital Projects. Experience working with agency permitting and plan review processes. Proficient in reading construction plans, interpreting and articulating applicable codes, ordinances, and rules/regulations to internal and external customers. Demonstrated meeting management skills including the ability to negotiate, mediate, and facilitate contentious issues to a satisfactory conclusion within a charged atmosphere. Flexibility, adaptability, and effectiveness in terms of work assignments with strict time lines and constantly changing priorities. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong organizational, time management, and customer service skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook; knowledge of GIS; Ability to work successfully with, value, and manage individuals and groups at all levels of the organization with diverse views, backgrounds and interests; Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances and workin or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Please attach a cover letter when applying. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. 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: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (SCERS) provides pension benefits to thousands of former City of Seattle employees and their beneficiaries. There are approximately 12,000 active employee members and 6,500 retired employee members who participate in the plan. SCERS stewards just over $2.9 billion in assets as of the latest reporting period. SCERS's Member Services team provides a wide range of services including member communications, pre-retirement education, retirement estimates, calculation of benefits, member recordkeeping, retiree payroll, and tax reporting. We are seeking a collaborative, flexible, and personable professional who thrives in a small team environment for the position of Member Services Representative. This position is the first point of contact for responsive and proactive communication with SCERS's membership and external customers. This position is responsible for providing members and the public with about SCERS's operations and services and responds to requests, as well as potential concerns and complaints. The Member Services Representative reports to SCERS's Member Services Manager. Candidates must submit the following information to be considered for this position : Completed on-line application. Cover letter. Resume'. Job Responsibilities Contribute to positive and productive public relations by performing telephone and public reception for the department. Respond to inquiries by phone, email, and/or in person by providing accurate information in a timely manner. Explain retirement benefits, policies, procedures, and due dates; refer customer service requests and complaints to appropriate personnel. Follow-up as required. Responsible for accurate data entry in V3 and other required databases for areas of responsibility. Update and maintain accurate member information in database by inputting new information and changes. Compose routine or recurring correspondence based upon general instructions and knowledge of subject areas, for review by Member Services Manager. Assist Retirement Specialists by doing preparation work on retirement applications. Coordinate and track all required documents and monitor progress on member applications. Manage the member services calendar for internal meetings and external scheduling of member appointments. Confirm member appointments and send out appointment packets. Receive, open, date stamp, and determine proper distribution of mail and/or other materials; prepare outgoing mail. Coordinate security for the department's evening seminars. Work under pressure, juggle multiple tasks, and handle sensitive information with a high degree of confidentiality, tact, and discretion. Act as Notary Public for the department. Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : This position requires a minimum of one year of clerical experience involving customer service or public contact (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: Three years' experience in customer service to include at least one year of data entry experience. Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, respectfully, professionally, and effectively with a variety of people. Ability to recognize problems, assess situations, gather relevant information from a variety of sources, and respond effectively to identified problems. Experience in scheduling appointments and maintaining calendars. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work, and to work under pressure and constant interruptions. Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effective, verbally and in writing, with staff and the public. Ability to use office PCs and related applications effectively. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel. Possession of or ability to obtain a Notary Public license for the State of Washington. Additional Information Work is performed in a small City office environment. Work involves dealing directly with customers (either on the phone or in person) who may be upset, angry, and or abusive. The 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. This position is open to all candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (SCERS) 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. SCERS encourages people of all background to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle is a leader on wage, labor and workforce practices that enhance equity, address wage gaps, and create a fair and healthy economy for workers, businesses and residents. The mission of the Office of Labor Standards (OLS) is to advance labor standards through thoughtful community and business engagement, strategic enforcement and innovative policy development, with a commitment to race and social justice. The Office of Labor Standards has an opening for a Labor Standards Investigator to join a highly skilled, dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to take on the challenge to promote and advocate labor standards through active investigative and intake work in the City of Seattle. The Labor Standards Investigator will handle an investigation caseload receiving complaints, investigating, and recommending resolutions to complaints of violations of the Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance (PSST), Fair Chance Employment Ordinance (FCE), Minimum Wage Ordinance (MW), Administrative Wage Theft Ordinance (WT), Secure Scheduling Ordinance (SS), the Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative (HEHS), the Domestic Workers Ordinance (DWO), and other labor standards the City may enact in the future. This role will report to the Enforcement Manager. Job Responsibilities Here is more about what you will be doing: Conduct intake * and investigations of alleged non-compliance with Seattle's Labor Standards, with claims that may involve both labor standards and civil rights discriminationviolations, including highly sensitive and/or complex investigations. Determine legitimacy of complaint, gather and preserve evidence, examine witnesses, review payroll records, conduct complex research using various databases and other legal tools, analyze fact patterns and prepare and issue detailed formal determinations and orders. Negotiate and draft legally binding settlement contracts and conduct conciliation in cases where a violation of non-compliance of the labor standards law or discrimination is found. Work on a variety of special projects, as assigned, that may include developing and leading presentations on Seattle's Labor Standards, reviewing labor ordinances, policies and procedures, recommending new legislation to policy makers and policies and procedures to OLS, analyzing and applying federal and/or state case law and regulations. * Intake currently rotates among all labor standards investigators and senior labor standards investigators. This process is subject to change according to department need. The work product of the Office of Labor Standards is subject to judicial scrutiny and must meet procedural and technical standards in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations. Qualifications In addition to the ability to complete the tasks mentioned above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work). Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations,Political Science or closely related field, Two years of professional experience with major work assignments emphasizing civil rights law enforcement, equal employment opportunity, complaint investigation, affirmative action program implementation, personnel administration, labor relations, mediation, or work in a related analytical discipline. Equivalency : A combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform this job will be evaluated. You will be successful in this role if you have experience in: Investigating complaints and/or conducting proactive investigation, especially regarding labor standards issues, employment law, and/or civil rights. Working with communities of color, worker advocacy groups, workers, employers, and businesses. Collecting and analyzing data. You will be prepared to take on this role if you have: Commitment to race and social justice. Ability to remain neutral and impartial. Ability to work with diverse populations, including ability to problem solve and build consensus with divergent groups. Ability to do math and calculations as well as collect and analyze data to make professional judgments. Spoken and/or written proficiency in a second language is desired,especially Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and/or Amharic. Additional Information This position is classified as a Civil Rights Analyst. It is an overtime eligible, full time status position. To be considered for this position, please submit your complete application, resume, and cover letter at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle no later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday May 28, 2019 .In your cover letter, please clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in this job announcement. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 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, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. Questions? Please contact Nicolette Hornbeck at Nicolette.Hornbeck@seattle.gov To learn more about the Office of Labor Standards, please visit: https://www.seattle.gov/laborstandards Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light is one of the nation's largest customer owned utilities. We are committed to keeping Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound for our customers. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. At City Light everything starts with Safety. We are committed to a workplace safety culture that ensures every employee returns home safe. Are you a self-motivated, results-oriented, and an accomplished professional? If you answered yes and improving the employee experience is your passion, keep reading. The Employee Experience Division at Seattle City Light is hiring an Employee Experience Advisor to promote an extraordinary employee experience for Seattle City Light employees through the creation and execution of initiatives that reinforce the utility's mission and values and support the goal of an engaged workforce and high-performance teams. Reporting to the Employee Experience Director, the Employee Experience Advisor is a key member of the Utility's leadership team providing advice and coaching on enhancing the employee experience. To that end, the advisor will serve as the point of contact for the implementation of culture building initiatives to engage, retain and attract high-performance talent. Job Responsibilities Execute on strategy for employee experience programs and multiple projects simultaneously; Create tools and mechanisms to capture the experiences of employees and empower employees via various opportunities and partner with cross-functional teams to ensure scalable solutions; Deliver analytic strategy to surface critical insights for leaders and track success metrics to continuously improve tools and programming; Build strong working relationships across all units within the People and Culture Business Unit, as well as across the Utility and the City of Seattle; Support the development of business unit wide standards for planning and executing on projects; Leverage insights to support a holistic employee experience and implement a set of initiatives that improve quality; Develop communication plans and programs to nurture a diverse and inclusive workplace; Establish systems for follow-up to keep stakeholders informed regarding employee experience initiatives; Use existing data sources, understand key drivers of engagement and disengagement, and identify key opportunities to make an impact; and, Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in human resources, business, public administration, or related field. Experience: 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in project and/or program management or employee development related experience. Experience advising senior leaders on program direction and policy alternatives, as well as leading strategic workforce initiatives that support employee achievement. Certification/License: Washington State Driver's License is required within 30 days of hire. Seattle City Light operates facilities throughout Washington State. Travel to remote work sites is required on an as-needed basis. Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated success managing complex projects and programs from start to finish in a dynamic and ambiguous environment; Ability to communicate effectively, persuasively, and credibly with a wide range of audiences; Strong team player with an extensive track record of collaborating across cross-functional teams; Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal; Strong interpersonal skills including strong leadership, relationship management, and tactful negotiation and diplomacy; Strong problem-solving and analytical skills; Innovative and entrepreneurial spirit and attitude; Compassionate leader that demonstrates a genuine interest in others; Ability to foster and model effective customer service; and, Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) including Visio and OneNote. Additional Information To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed application via this bulletin and attach the following: A cover letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required and desired for the position and Resume. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Information Technology is looking for a customer service analyst to provide technical support to customers of the City's Accela application. Accela is a critical business application used by multiple departments to manage permitting, licensing, inspections and code compliance. This position works on the Permitting Applications team, and works closely with departmental teams providing support to permitting customers. The primary responsibility is to provide excellent customer service in response to e-mails submitted through the Seattle Services Portal, working with customers by e-mail or phone to resolve any issues. This is a three-year Term Limited Temporary position. Job Responsibilities The Customer Support Analyst will perform the following work: On a daily basis, review incoming e-mails from customers and respond quickly to their technical support requests, including assistance logging into the application, navigating through permitting processes, or responding to trouble tickets. Respond to phone calls transferred from departmental customer support teams, related to technical issues. Maintain a list of subject matter experts, referring customers to these experts where needed. Contribute to FAQs and help-desk articles to allow customers to read and resolve their own issues, ensuring that information is available, understandable, and contributes to the efficiency of the permitting process. Where needed, escalate issues to Accela Tier 2 support analysts to resolve complex issues. Identify patterns in support requests, document resolutions in a knowledge base, and make recommendations for system improvements to avoid common issues. Follow established project or departmental review and approval processes and standards for all work. Support department goals in promoting diversity, race and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Interest in improving the experience of customers who work with the City for obtaining permits and licenses. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. One year experience working with IT systems, including a working knowledge of MS Excel and Word. Two years of experience working with Outlook. Aptitude for self-directed learning and acquiring knowledge by trying things out. Ability to deal with stressful situations and to de-escalate potentially difficult conversations. Ability to work independently while maintaining appropriate communications with supervisor about progress and issues. Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Desired Qualifications: Experience working with a variety of customers in a customer service role. Experience working with software applications with a public sector focus (such as Accela, Hansen or Maximo). Experience working in large teams, government and/or public sector. Multilingual ability a plus. Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 16, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, Seattle City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Attracting and retaining a highly skilled workforce is critical in the success of Seattle City Light. To effectively do that, we need to implore best in class practices in classification, compensation, and recruitment programs and practices. Seattle City Light workforce demographics present a unique challenge, with nearly 40% of our employees who perform critical, highly-specialized functions are currently eligible to retire, and that number will grow to 45% in the next five years. These workforce demographics are common across the utility industry and put us in direct competition with electric utilities across the country to attract and retain the highly specialized workforce.Seattle City Light must be prepared to attract qualified candidates and retain its workforce to ensure that its maintenance, reliability and customer service needs are met as experienced employees exit and a new diverse workforce enters the organization. This position will lead Seattle City Light's compensation and classification processes. The Sr. HR Business Partner will be responsible for Seattle City Light's classification and compensation program, drafting policy and procedure documentation, as well as data tracking and reporting, and leads our senior level executive recruitments. As a leader in the Talent Acquisition unit, this position will assist Seattle City Light in creating and implementing compensation programs are aligned to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce and propose unique solutions to meet the business needs of the utility. This senior levelposition offers achallenging opportunity to work independently on exceptionallysensitive, visible and sometimes controversial payprogram and classification issues. This position will report to the Talent Acquisition Manager. Job Responsibilities Compensation Provide professional level guidance and recommendations to Seattle City Light senior leaders and management pertaining to compensation and pay setting for current employees, new hires, and temporary staff.This includes interpretation of City of Seattle personnel rules and knowledge of best practices in salary setting and compensation philosophies and practices. Meet with employees and management to discuss compensation issues and provide advice and/or resolution; make recommendations on appropriate pay levels Independently respond to questions regarding compensation from employees and management Provide ad-hoc reports to HR leadership regarding current employee pay; conduct periodic analysis to ensure equitable pay setting with City Light; provide data and prepare reports for presentation to City Council and the Mayor's Office on matters concerning compensation or City Light pay setting practices Implement a variety of employee compensation programs Provide job match and data to City Personnel and other requesting organizations in response to salary surveys Classification Coordinate reclassification requests with City of Seattle's Department of Human Resources and serve as the main point-of-contact for Seattle City Light employees on reclassification issues; review classification requests and provide feedback when necessary; keep HR leadership informed of any potential issues or impacts with reclassification requests Represent Seattle City Light's interest in all matters related to classification and independently respond to questions regarding classification from Seattle City Light employees, management and other City departments Policy/Procedure Development Independently research and develop classification and compensation process' and procedures. Lead project teams to develop resources for Seattle City Light management and employees. Talent Acquisition Coordinate senior level recruitment, typically involving coordination with outside recruitment vendors, but can include posting advertisements, screening resumes, conducting initial phone interviews, writing candidate summaries, writing interview questions and benchmarks, scheduling interviews, conducting panel briefing and debriefings for positions within senior leadership or of high criticality. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Science or related field. (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: Two years professional human resources administration experience with responsibilities in classification, compensation or other related HR discipline. Certification/License: Valid Washington State Driver's License Desired Qualifications: Understanding of compensation principles, experience working with classification systems, HR generalist knowledge and recruiting processes. Progress towards a CCP, SHRM-CP, and/or a SPHR or PHR certification strongly desired. Knowledge and/or experience evaluating, designing and administering pay programs and experience working with a classification system Experience in program development, policy and procedure drafting, as well as strong research and analytical skills utilizing statistical methods and technical tools to extract, manipulate and analyze data and the ability to decipher complex issues Advanced level user of MS Excel Experience handling confidential information Excellent organizational, time management skills, and detail-oriented Commitment to providing superior customer service at all times Highly motivated and a self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment Effective written and interpersonal communication skills Demonstrated ability to work well with all levels within the organization and expertise in presenting to a wide variety of audiences Additional Information To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed application via this bulletin and attach the following: A cover letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required and desired for the position. Resume. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our webpage: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 16, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Thisposition is an OOC opportunity for current City of Seattle Employees, or a benefited, term-limited temporary position for external applicants that will last up to 2 years (24 months) of full time service. About Seattle Parks & Recreation: Seattle Parks and Recreation provides the residents of Seattlewelcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community, and promotes 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 program 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. About Facilities & Maintenance Division: Our Facilities Maintenance Division cares for the department's built environment, including everything from park benches and irrigation to heating, cooling and electrical systems contained within the 600,000 square feet of community centers, pools, environmental learning centers and other buildings. Our staff includes licensed plumbers and electricians, pool operators, carpenters, HVAC technicians, metal fabricators, small engine repair specialists, vactor truck operators, custodians and much more. It's our responsibility to ensure that our facilities are clean, operational and ready for use by residents, customers and employees. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the Capital Projects Coordinator position in the Sustainable Operations group. A working knowledge of engineering and architectural design principles, practices and procedures, estimating techniques and project accounting, construction methods and principles, strong project management are the basis of this position. The ideal candidate will exhibit these attributes in their daily work. Job Responsibilities Coordinate the planning and construction processes for capital improvement projects that reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions at Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities. A pre-determined list of small to moderately sized projects need to be carried through to completion. Work collaboratively with project team members from multiple departments to ensure successful consensus building and project buy-in are achieved. Manage multiple projects at once in various phases of the process. Be responsible for adherence to approved scope of work, prepare and update working budgets and prepare and update schedules for all assigned projects. Negotiate, prepare and administer consultant contracts. Coordinate design reviews, environmental reviews, and facilitate the permitting process. Coordinate contract awards, supervise construction and monitor project closeout. Ensure that objectives are met, and projects are constructed to Parks Department standards. Be responsive to requests for information and project updates. Respond to the public in a timely manner and notify project team and managers of any potential conflict or opportunity. Additionally : Processes are controlled through project management-based software (eBuilder) and MS Office software. Guidelines available include laws, rules, regulations and codes applicable to public works construction and general construction industry standards and practices. Judgment is exercised in scheduling and coordinating activities between various parties, planning and developing projects, and negotiating contracts and schedules. Strong teamwork is necessary to accomplish tasks in a timely and efficient manner. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Three years of capital project or construction management or related experience. A Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Sustainability, Urban Planning or related field ( or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class ). Current Washington State Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility. License, Certification and Other Requirements: Current Washington State driver's license. A current, "FULL" driving abstract from the Department of Licensing submitted with your application by the closing date for consideration in this process. Candidates with driving history that does not meet our current safety standards will be disqualified from consideration. DRIVING POINTS SYSTEM 0 POINTS - PARKING TICKETS 1 POINT EACH - Any moving violation, collision, stop sign, defective equipment, speeding, seat belt, failure to signal, cell phone, etc. - any and all moving violations 4 POINTS EACH - Suspended license, negligent driving, reckless driving, racing. 5 POINTS EACH - Hit & Run, Vehicular Assault, DUI/DWI or other Alcohol-related offense. *If your total score is more than 3 points in the last 5 years, you may not be considered for employment in a position that requires driving. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a driving history review. Desired Qualifications: Experience in planning, design and/or project management of public capital projects that have included new projects as well as renovation or retrofit projects, design review, and construction. Three years of construction management experience with a variety of public works projects in a governmental setting. Experience in building commissioning, building tune-up Experience in energy conservation, preferably related to renewable energy project management (solar battery storage, wind, etc.) Knowledge of and experience with complex HVAC systems such as: Swimming Pools Supermarkets Nursery/Farm/Greenhouse Other similar systems Experience with De-Carbonization of building portfolios. Proficient computer use, competent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe products, project management software and the ability to adapt quickly to the use of project management-based software for construction management coordination with contractors, design teams, and internal teams. A professional license in one of the disciplines mentioned above. Strong familiarity with construction methods and contracting. A proactive approach to problem solving and the ability to work independently. Ability to handle a variety of demands and tasks and the flexibility to juggle multiple tasks while working in a fast-paced environment. Ability to communicate and work effectively within a multicultural workforce and serve a diverse customer base. A positive attitude and enjoyment of working in a team-oriented atmosphere. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Worksite assignments entail exposure to all types of weather and hazardous construction sites. Additional Information SPR's Core Competencies are: Accountability & Action: Holding yourself accountable for achieving goals, completing tasks, and delivering quality work. Demonstrating thoughtful initiative in actions and decision-making, and promoting high quality standards. Equity and Inclusion: Supporting the goals of the Race and Social Justice Initiative and the City's commitment to workforce equity. Communication : Sharing and exchanging information and ideas with people in a variety of ways to help them understand and remember the information. Service: An ongoing commitment to base decisions and actions on the needs and priorities of the City. Teamwork: Leading as an engaged member of a team to build a cohesive team and facilitate the achievement of work group goals. Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 16, 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. The Street Use division of SDOT regulates all types of activities in the public right-of-way. The division issues and inspects approximately 24,000 permits per year of various levels of complexity. This position is within the division's Public Space Management (PSM) Program, a program charged with promoting and regulating a vibrant, safe, accessible, and attractive shared right-of-way. The Public Space Management (PSM) team develops and implements new programs, coaches permit applicants, coordinates with internal and external stakeholders, and reviews and issues annually renewing permits for short-term and long-term usage of the right-of-way. Public Space permits include signs, sidewalk cafes, street-food vending, parklets, festival streets, pole banners, fences and rockeries, material storage, and a variety of other non-construction uses and activities. This Public Space Management Supervisor (under the Civil Engineering Specialist Supervisor class spec) will join a team of PSM leads, reviewers, inspectors, and administrative staff. The PSM Supervisor will work closely to help make decisions and provide guidance on business procedures, and with our customers to support activation of the right-of-way while ensuring that mobility is maintained. This position will report to the Public Space Manager. Job Responsibilities Work effectively in a fast-paced and collaborative environment to implement the mission of the Public Space Management Program. Implement policies and initiatives that promote activation of the right-of-way, support community projects, and develop business opportunities. Review application recommendations from staff and provide guidance on code and technical principles to apply to permit decisions. Supervise staff work on applications and code enforcement to ensure consistent application of SDOT goals and requirements. Review status of projects and ensure staff are conducting appropriate recordkeeping, achieving code enforcement, and preparing support documents for citation appeals and director's reviews. Provide a high level of customer service to both internal and external stakeholders. Provide policy recommendations for updates to business procedures and code changes. Act as liaison to other city departments to respond to public safety initiatives. Maintain relationships with other agencies and external stakeholders while representing SDOT interests and jurisdiction. Interpret engineering plans, drawings, and specifications and conduct complex permit review. Coach staff to perform research and interpret state laws, the Seattle Municipal Code, the Right-of-Way Improvements Manual, and City of Seattle Standard Plans and Specifications for permit issuance. Lead enforcement and compliance actions to support mobility and public access. Train staff members to investigate and document property ownership, property boundaries, permit history, and related topics both in the office and in the field. Review prepared correspondence relating to complaints, requests for information, and City policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and requirements. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires five (5) years of experience in Civil Engineering, including two (2) years supervisory experience, and an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two (2) years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Additional Desired Qualifications: Experience in right-of-way permitting. Demonstrated meeting management skills, including the ability to mediate and facilitate contentious issues to resolution within a charged atmosphere. Ability to read, interpret, and articulate applicable ordinances, municipal codes, plans and specifications, cut sheets, and street improvement manuals. Ability to assess and determine complexity of requirements listed on field report request, read, and interpret approved plans, and mark-up drawings clearly, legibly, and in accordance with conventions Experience implementing policy and program initiatives Detail oriented with excellent organizational, time management, and customer service skills. Experience operating and managing complex database systems Experience with GIS or other mapping program, and Microsoft Office. Effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Additional Information Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Overnight travel may be required. Please attach a cover letter when applying. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered. 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: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 16, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. We are seeking a talented Audit Process Consultant to serve as the risk and control expert for City Light, someone with innovative ideas who is interested in more than your typical auditing function. This position provides assurance and consultant serves to help prevent fraud, waste, and abuse of ratepayer funds and utility assets. The position represents interests and priorities across utility and partners with cross-functional units to design robust processes in maintaining City Light's ability to deliver safe, reliable, environmentally responsible, and low-cost power. This position will report to the Internal Audit Manager. Job Responsibilities The Audit Process Consultant is responsible for performing a broad range of internal auditing and advisory services throughout the utility with special emphasis on process mapping, operational controls, data analysis, and risk management.Job duties include: Develop and perform audit activities and best practice management reviews to ensure appropriate policies, procedures and regulatory requirements are followed; make recommendations to reduce the gaps and mitigate the risks; and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of customer service, operations, and financial reporting. Conduct data analysis and audit procedures to identify reportable issues. Maintain audit work papers to support audit procedures performed and conclusions reached. Provide innovative and creative ideas that can be used to develop risk-based auditing plans. Troubleshoot issues in the field as they arise on audits and brief the Internal Audit Manager as necessary. Draft and present issues and recommendations to senior management to inform decision-making regarding risk or operational impacts. Identify value-added and process improvement opportunities and convert them into scoped special projects. Follow up on recommendations and monitor management's implementation of the recommendations. Serve as liaison with external; auditor or other outside regulatory agencies to assist as needed; Conduct investigations and research to address defined issues; and Manage special projects as directed by the Internal Audit Manager. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Organizational Development or related field. Experience: 4 years professional experience in accounting, auditing, finance, organizational development, risk management or related work with one-year equivalent to a Lead or Senior position. Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license. Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of audit process including the COSO framework and GAAP; GASB or FASB; SEC reporting requirements; Sarbanes-Oxley Act; and FERC accounting. Critical analytical skills and an ability to assess risk, analyze the business and operating impact, and identify underlying issues. Ability to create narratives, data flows, process mapping and Microsoft Visio experience. Solid knowledge of internal controls as well as operating efficiency and effectiveness of business practices. Strong administrative skills, including the ability to handle multiple engagements simultaneously. Self-starter with the ability to see a project through to completion and to take job ownership. Ability to scope, plan and execute individual audits and reviews with minimum direction. Team-player with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills. Ability to work effectively across the organization; build and maintain positive productive relationships; and be accepted as a business partner. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including an ability to listen to the needs of the utility's business units, comprehend complex matters, and develop practical resolutions as well as ability to present issues and recommendations in a clear and concise manner. Strong oral and written communication skills. Proven track record working with diverse groups in an organization, e.g. elected officials or board members; all levels of management; employees in skilled trades and professional occupations. Utilities experience. Big 4 firm experience. Master's degree in accounting, finance, economics, business or related field. Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Internal Auditor. Ability to travel and work outside of Seattle as needed. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 16, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Information Technology is looking for a Business Systems Analyst to work as part of the Permitting Applications team. The Permitting team supports the City's Accela application, a critical business application used by multiple departments to manage permitting, licensing, inspections and code compliance. This position is responsible for working with business staff to identify opportunities for system improvements, assessing work requests, investigating and documenting business requirements, determining configuration and design solutions, seeing changes through to a successful implementation, and troubleshooting issues in a production environment. This work is primarily associated with the Accela application and will also include work with other applications supported by the Permitting team. This is a rare opportunity to contribute your communication, technical, and business skills to the greater good, and improve systems with a citywide impact. Job Responsibilities About the role: The Permitting Business Systems Analyst will Use their active listening skills to fully understand and ask clarifying questions about business requests and translate those into business process requirements and system design. Analyze complex system issues to identify the root causes, propose comprehensive solutions consistent with program-level system design standards, and assist with implementation of changes. Review legislative language to identify potential impacts to business processes and determine scope of system design changes required to meet new mandates. Quickly learn a system's capabilities and configuration options and devise creative solutions for business needs within that framework. Create and update software specifications; ensure that system documentation libraries are kept up to date and well organized. Configure software using standard software configuration tools. Support creation of test materials, and assist test team in resolving problems, working with software vendors when appropriate. Identify, document and resolve issues, escalating when appropriate. Follow established project or departmental review and approval processes and standards for all work. Support department goals in promoting diversity, race and social justice. This position requires occasional non-standard working hours. Note : Hours worked over 40 in a work week are eligible for overtime or compensatory time off at 1.5 x the hourly rate. Successful Candidates Will Have: Experience working with vendors providing support for COTS applications. Good communication skills; able to communicate with both technical and business staff. Good general knowledge of database structures and tools (such as SQL, Oracle, MS Access, etc.), including the ability to design and execute queries. Ability to manage scope as it pertains to areas of responsibility and keep the project manager and supervisor informed of changes and impact to assigned projects. Ability to work independently while maintaining appropriate communications with supervisor about progress and issues. Ability to manage time well to meet project milestones. Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base Qualifications MinimumQualifications: NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) or Business Administration or a related field. In depth experience as a business systems analyst (typically 5+ years), or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position duties. Experience implementing off-the-shelf business applications, including gap-fit analyses, capabilities assessments, design, configuration and testing. Desired Qualifications: Experience working with permitting processes, including familiarity with legislation and best practices for permitting and licensing. Experience leading small IT projects with staff resources from a variety of IT specialties. Familiarity with Software Development Life Cycle methodologies and templates. Familiarity with permitting software such as Accela or Hansen. Ability to see beyond the assumed issue to identify and find solutions for underlying business goals. Additional Information Note : Submit resume and cover letter in addition to NEOGOV application Position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 77 Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive criminal background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17 Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 16, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, the Accounting Technician II, processes invoices, interfund billings, credit card transactions, and travel reimbursement transactions for payment processing; Processes Event forms and maintain reports in Excel; Responds to internal and external customer inquiries; Provides CCard and travel training, invoice payment assistance and back-up to the travel desk. Updates Accounts Payable process documents; perform and follows through independently with minimal guidance and effectively manage multiple complex tasks at any given time. Job Responsibilities Process invoices for timely payment to vendors and suppliers using the PeopleSoft system. Audit invoice pricing and totals, account coding, tax rates, discounts, pricing of invoices against purchase orders, blanket contracts, or related encumbrances. Reconcile invoices with receiving ticket, packing slips or receipts in PeopleSoft. Reconcile, review, verify, and correct entries, codes or documents prepared b others to ensure the accuracy of information. Communicate with vendors and suppliers, Material Controllers, City Purchasing buyers, other City employees and/or other City Departments to resolve discrepancies and answer questions regarding invoices. Responds to vendors and suppliers, City employees, and other City departments, to answer inquiries regarding invoice status. Work under minimal day-to-day guidance and perform multiple complex and responsible accounting supporting tasks, solving special problems, making reliable decisions, independently researching analyzing facts, and presenting findings upon which important or costly decisions could be made. Provides departmental procedures and guidelines to employees and vendors as they related to Accounts Payable, Travel, employee expense reimbursements to ensure compliance with IRS regulations, City ordinances, collective bargaining agreements, general accounting and bookkeeping standards, and other state and federal laws, regulations Other special job duties and small projects as assigned. Qualifications Experience: Requires two years of previous accounting and/or bookkeeping experience or one year work experience as an Accounting Technician II (or a combination of education/experience/training which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Desired Qualifications: Previous work experience with a combination of high volume accounts payable, employee expense reimbursement, and corporate credit card programs. Experience with reconciliations. Ability to perform intermediate Excel functions. Demonstrated work experience in coordinating cross-functional work groups and training groups on work unit policies and procedures. Strong oral and written communication skills. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 5/21/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 16, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Criminal Division of the Seattle City Attorney's Office represents the City in prosecuting misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors and traffic infractions in Seattle Municipal Court. The types of cases prosecuted by the Criminal Division include driving under the influence, misdemeanor domestic violence, theft, assault, property damage and trespassing. The Case Preparation Unit is responsible for providing clerical support to Assistant City Prosecutors by routing police reports for review, generating criminal charging documents for filing with Seattle Municipal Court, assisting with court calendar preparation, researching and collecting data from government databases, and providing administrative support during all stages of prosecution. Job Responsibilities Using the City Attorney's Office case management system DAMION, create charging and other case related documents for filing with Seattle Municipal Court; Coordinate hearing information, track case activity, and account for all case files and required documents; Accurately research city, state, and federal criminal histories by utilizing several criminal justice databases while maintaining individual database certifications; Assist in distributing new police reports to prosecutors; Prepare case files for court hearings to include pulling case files from a file room; Enter, verify, and update existing case data in DAMION; Generate and run DAMION reports for specific work assignments; Maintain file room to include alpha and numerical filing, archiving and scanning of closed files, and overall file management; Gather, sort, distribute, and retrieve materials to/from King County Jail, Seattle Police Department and Seattle Municipal Court; Operate and troubleshoot office equipment such as copiers and printers; Other duties as assigned. Qualifications A successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to perform the above responsibilities, which includes but is not limited to: Working knowledge of criminal procedure, includinglegal terminology and court processes; Ability to type 35 or more words per minute; Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Demonstrated ability prioritize work assignments and complete tasks under pressure; Experience maintaining confidentiality with sensitive information; Close attention to detail; Ability to follow moderately complex written and oral instructions; dependability and punctuality; Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills; Strong organizational skills. This position requires: One year of office clerical support experience (or a combination of education, training and experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform work of the class) The ability to work a shift starting as early as 5:15 a.m. The ability to work Saturdays and Holidays if required. The successful candidate to pass a criminal background check. The ability to frequently bend and lift; and to carry up to 35 pounds safely. Additional Information To be considered, all candidates must complete the application and attach the following: Cover letter Resume Applications that are not complete or that don't have the required documents will not be considered . For questions regarding the Seattle City Attorney's Office, this position, or the application process, please contact Sarah Price-Mitchell, HR Business Partner, at 206-684-8237 or sarah.price-mitchell@seattle.gov . If you have trouble uploading the documents, please reach out with enough time to submit the required materials prior to the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 9200 8th Ave SW, Washington, United States
May 15, 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. The three (3) Tree Trimmers we are seeking will perform a variety of tree care activities such as pruning and removing green belt, arterial, park, and street trees.Tree care is conducted to provide for public safety, protection of property, and for the health and longevity of City trees. Maintain a safe and efficient transportation system by responding to tree emergencies that affect the safety of the public right of way, such as hazard tree removal and windstorm response. Duties include pruning of street trees for health and wellbeing. Hazard mitigation and tree removals. Setup traffic control on arterials. Operate aerial lift truck, climb and work in trees using ropes and saddle, perform rigging of heavy loads over infrastructure. Job Responsibilities Essential Position Duties: Participates in the work of a tree crew. Prunes, and removes green belt, arterial, park, and street trees to provide public safety and maintain healthy trees. Climbs trees of varying heights using rope, saddles, spurs, ladders, or aerial hydraulic lift truck in order to safely prune or remove trees. Fells trees and salvages fallen timber, removes trees and stumps Responds to emergency calls to remove damaged sections or entire trees. Maintains, inspects, and operates a variety of equipment such as hydraulic aerial lift trucks, hand and power saws, compressors, wood chippers, winches, blowers, and stump cutters. Evaluates tree health for potential hazard to property and public safety. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: One year of experience in the application of urban forestry practices or closely related field which includes manual work and the use of hand tools, power hand tools including chainsaws, and heavy equipment. Must have working knowledge of current tree climbing practices and tree access tools and equipment including aerial lift devices. Familiarity with State and Federal regulations regarding tree maintenance. Familiarity with industry standards regarding tree maintenance (combinations of education, training, and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Desired Qualifications: ISA Certified Arborist ISA Certified Tree Worker Certificate ISA qualified Tree Risk Assessor Other Requirements and Licenses: Washington State driver's license. "Full" Drive's Abstract will be required prior to hire date(at the applicant's expense). Washington State Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake restriction removed and valid medical certificate.* First Aid/CPR certification.* WA State Flagger certification.* A background check may be required for this position. * These licenses and/or certifications may be obtained within 6 months of hire for some positions 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 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: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 98045, Washington, United States
May 15, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides solid waste and drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses and drinking water for the 1.4 million regional customers both in Seattle and the 26 municipalities and special water districts also served by the Utility. "Our Promise" to the community is to deliver efficient and forward-looking utility services that keep Seattle the best place to live. Our customers depend on us to be there for them - to deliver utility services reliably and to spend their dollars wisely. Seattle Public Utilities is seeking to fill a Watershed Engineering position in the Watershed Management Division. The Engineer will apply forest and civil engineering technical skills to scope, design, permit and construct assets and in the City's Municipal Watersheds in order to protect high-quality source drinking water. This position will primarily work on forest road and transportation infrastructure but will also be assigned one-off projects in support of the City's operations. Additionally, this position will conduct Project Management through options analysis, business case development, project oversight, contract administration and on-site resident engineering services. Ideal candidates will be entrepreneurial, display a strong ability to act independently and manage projects from inception to completion. The position reports to the Watershed Operations Manager and works closely with a variety of skilled professional staff including Forest Maintenance Workers, Heavy Equipment Operators, Hydrologists, Foresters, Biologists, Consultants, Managers, Engineers, computer Analysts and City, County, State and Federal agencies. Job Responsibilities Prepare forest road work planning for annual and long-term improvements, decommissioning and maintenance Coordinate field investigation, design and layout for a variety of road projects to provide long-term road stability and protection of water quality Take field measurements and prepare quantity and cost estimates Manage the Watershed Bridge Program: monitor and assist in bridge inspections, maintenance, and the coordination of bridge replacement projects Participate and lead inter-disciplinary teams on a project by project basis Provide Project Management by compiling scopes of work, drafting business cases, coordinating project investigations, conducting options analysis, consultant contract administration, contract administration, budget programming, etc. Presents engineering projects, issues and problems at internal meetings, community meetings and before the Board of Public Works. Coordinates and cooperates with other engineers, supervisors, agencies, departments, divisions and private utilities involved in or affected by project(s). Provide advice on timber harvest prescriptions and layout upon request Draft bids, contract specifications and purchasing requests Prepare cost, materials and time estimates Prepare, submit and monitor permits from various State, County and Federal Agencies Manage the Watershed's rock source development plans and rock pit surveys, coordinate material collection and analysis, and develop pit rehabilitation plans Prepare Road Use permits for external users of the City's Municipal Forested Watershed Road Systems Assist and advise other City Departments as needed in forest, road, hydraulic and civil engineering as needed Qualifications Education/Experience Requires four years Civil Engineering experienceand an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). License, Certification and Other Requirements: Valid Washington State Driver's License A background check will be required for candidates selected for employment who are not currently working for the City of Seattle. Working Conditions/Physical Demands: This position involves long hours doing field work in remote areas with rough terrain in all types of weather, and in or near construction sites and heavy equipment. Will be required to safely drive low volume, low maintained forest roads with rough surfaces and varying widths. Must be able to analyze stability risks around steep slopes and flowing water. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds. May be required to travel, work nights, weekends and holidays. This job is located at Cedar River Watershed in North Bend, WA. Additional Information The ideal candidate: Strong ability to act independently and manage projects from inception to completion, with a strong ability to communicate at critical milestones Strong candidates will display an interest in multiple engineering fields of Civil and Forest engineering with a desire to work on one-off "special projects" Experience in Forest Road Engineering design and applications, transportation network planning, right-of-way management, cost sharing reconciliation and haul permit management Familiarity with State Forest Practice laws, Surface Water Quality Standards and other applicable laws and regulations Experience with Microsoft Office Suit, GIS, CAD and other engineering and land management software systems Ability to work within the organizational framework of SPU Workplace Expectations including our values on Safety, Respect, Diversity, Trust, Humor, Productivity, Integrity, Innovation, Partnership and Accountability Ability to communicate and work effectively within a multicultural workforce serving a diverse customer base Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Rockport, Washington, United States
May 15, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Generation Operations & Engineering Business Unit is seeking safety focused temporary Maintenance Laborers to work out of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project. Newhalem, Washington is located 116 miles northeast of Seattle, in a very remote, rural area nestled in the northern Cascade mountain range at one of Washington State's most beautiful and scenic hydro generating facilities. Positions in this class lead and/or perform semi-skilled and/or skilled work in a variety of locations such as street areas, solid waste transfer stations, landfills, shops, warehouses, and various City Light facilities. The Maintenance Laborer has the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging projects and participate in the operation and maintenance activities that strengthen, beautify, and improve the maintenance and reliability of hydroelectric plants. This position reports to the Grounds Maintenance Crew Chief. Job Responsibilities Assists a variety of skilled trade personnel in coordinating and performing skilled work; Assists in the maintenance, repair, and construction of buildings and other facilities Performs maintenance work on grounds including mowing, edging, and trimming lawns using power hand and small riding mowers, edger's, and sweepers; water and weed lawns, shrubs, and flower beds; rake and clear litter; saw, split, and stack wood; assist in other gardening assignments; Performs repair, maintenance and construction of buildings and other facilities and streets/walks for asphalt and concrete paving operations; Provide manual assistance to other workers and use various types of hand and small power tools such as hammers, saws, axes, drills, jackhammers, rotary drills, weed eaters, backpack blowers, shovels, and scythes; Operate hand held scrubbers and polishers; sweep floors and wash windows; Perform janitorial duties including picking up trash, sweeping floors, dust, wash, disinfect, and vacuum to keep public areas clean; May lead and/or perform office relocations and delivery, storage and disposition of materials, forms, furniture and equipment; Drives pickup trucks and other motorized vehicles or equipment in connection with work activities; Performs other building services work including assisting with motor pool operations, and event set ups; Assist in the participation of opening, backfilling, and shoring of trenches and other excavations; Assists and participates in the maintenance and repair of bridges, tunnels and drainage systems. Washes and chlorinates reservoirs and elevated tanks with high pressure water hoses; Maintains routine records and reports; May serve as deckhand on passenger-carrying vessels. For the performance of these duties you must be enrolled in our US Coast Guard pool. Duties include loading of guests on the boats, maintaining safe operations onboard, and collecting fares. Qualifications Education/Experience: One year of experience performing general laboring/manual work involving the construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of public facilities (Combinations of education, training, and/or experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Certification/License: Washington State Drivers' License Washington State Forklift Safety & Operation certificate may be required Work Environment/Physical Demands: May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays; Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time; Frequently required to lift objects up to 50 pounds. May occasionally be required to lift objects weighing more than 50 pounds; Occasionally requires handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances; Work may be performed in confined spaces and at heights up to 130 feet; Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools, ability to operate various types of machinery and equipment, and employ proper techniques for leading a crew. Experience working for a utility is desirable. Other: Bunkhouse rental housing may be available on-site. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific