KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County employs over 1100 employees in jobs that allow employees to make their mark and make a difference in their local community.  The County strives to provide effective and efficient services by continually assessing its purpose, promoting and rewarding innovation and fostering employee development.  Kitsap's Human Resources team provides the employee programs and benefits to keep Kitsap a great place to work.

​- Nancy Buonanno Grennan, Human Resources Director

Our Mission

​Human Resources recruits talented, career-minded leaders; supports employee development; builds trust; celebrates teamwork; works with integrity and clear communication.

Our Vision

 If we are successful, Kitsap County will be a trusting & competitive organization that employs and develops the most effective, professional & friendly staff available.

Our Values

We make decisions out of a sense of fairness & we will remember the "Human" part of HR.
We focus on the needs of our customers & work to earn their trust.
We do the right thing, no matter who is involved.
We are relentlessly positive.

 

19 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. Information Services is the central information technologyhub for Kitsap County, located in the County Courthouse. The group provides technology infrastructure, development, support and network solutions to all County departments and some other local government entities. We have an exciting opportunity for a Technology Technicianon our team.This position provides technical support to customers and/or staff members in the following areas; application development and documentation; report writing; program/system testing and/or systems integration support. Responsibilities include writing code as directed by Technology Specialists and Technology Analysts, ability to perform SQL queries, create reports based on criteria provided, test reports and applications and provide appropriate documentation on results, and document program and reports. We are looking for a candidate with web development experience in C#, JavaScript, J-Query, CSOM,.NET, CCS, HTML, asp.net as well as excellent report writing skills using SSRS andExago. The candidate will need experience primarily with Microsoft products, specifically O365, SharePoint 2010 - 2016, SharePoint On-Line, PowerShell, Visual Studio, Power BI, Power Apps,and Azure. The candidatewill need excellent communication skills in order to work closely with users and peers in the development of programs and reports. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: AA in Computer Science or closely related field; AND One year experience and/or training related to area of assignment; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Computer Programing training via college courses and/or boot camps. Minimum of 6 months experience programming and report writing in a professional environment or on the job training. If you use education to meet the requirements for the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which includes fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check, including fingerprinting,through law enforcement agencies. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Bending, stooping, twisting Reaching above and/or below shoulder Handling/grasping documents or equipment Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Vision sufficient to read source materials, and computer screen data Repetitive motions for computer use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Incumbents may be: Exposed to frustrated and upset end users Exposed to noisy environments (server room or telecommunications room) in 30 minute increments ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Develop on premise applications, web based programs and support commercial off-the-shelf systems. Develop reports based on data from databases to support applications and other county offices. Test and debug in-house and commercial off the shelf systems. Assist in the development and maintenance of interfaces. Responsible for program and report documentation to include all aspects of input/output controls and contribute to the creation of training, user manuals or guides Administrative tasks involving but not limited to: providing project team task updates; customer, supervisor and team member communication; time tracking; training; and collaboration on new programming methods. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: 4/27/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Apr 22, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW About the department: The Kitsap County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction, and has jurisdiction over misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor crimes. The Kitsap County District Court is currently seeking individuals to serve as aCourt Clerk. Summary of position: Court Clerks, under the direction of the assigned supervisor, perform complex legal, administrative, and accounting duties. Court Clerks play an integral part of the District Court team, by creating, preserving, and protecting the official record of the court. Accuracy is vital to protect the rights of participants and to maintain the integrity of the judicial process. Court Clerks work closely with the four elected judges, staff, defense attorneys, prosecuting attorneys, interpreters, and other criminal justice partners. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma AND Two years progressively responsible clerical experience which includes personal computer data entry and working with the publicin a customer service focused position such as front office or reception. Note: Up to six months of related coursework from a college, university or business school recognized by the US Department of Education may be substituted for up to six month of experience. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years clerical or office experience including working with the public in a customer service role, preferably in the courts, legal or criminal justice fields. Previous cashiering, cash handling or retail experience. The ideal candidate will have recent (within five years) experience working with or in the justice system. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education s being used to meet the minimum qualification. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting, and may be required to lift at least 20 pounds. Incumbents may be exposed to hostile individuals while in the courtroom or office setting ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Performs oversight of certain legal processes to ensure the timely release of defendants from custody, the issuance and quashing of arrest warrants, and assignment of legal counsel, without which said diligence would cause future arrests, unlawful imprisonment, law suits and the violation of constitutional rights. Proficiently utilize multiple computer/software programs simultaneously to independently evaluate, input and disseminate legal documents pursuant to governing state statutes,and state and local court rules. Read, interpret and apply a variety of legal documents while upholding the utmost level of confidentiality where required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME Local 1308. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. **This posting will be open until filled. Applicants will be screened on a weekly basis.** Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Apr 11, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. The Public Works Department is currently seeking a seasoned Equipment Operator/Mechanic that has experience working with equipment associated with a wastewater treatment plant and sewage pump stations! Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor the incumbent assists in the operation, maintenance, repair and/or replacement of assigned mechanical equipment and interior and exterior upkeep of facilities associated with wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump stations. A main function of this position is hauling and delivering wastewater sludge and biosolids within Washington State. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Threeyears of work experience as a maintenance mechanic in a wastewater treatment plant, water treatment plantor related field; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications: Experience safely driving and operating vehicles which require a CDL and operating heavy equipment. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: CDL Driver: Operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must [have a current or obtain within 12 months of employment] a Washington Class Aendorsement N air brake restriction removed. Prior to CDL Assignment: CDL drivers must submit a driving abstract and a current medical card. CDL Drivers in accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures for CDL Drivers, no employee will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening; and enter into a random DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing process. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Training, and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications, and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audio metric and respirator testing (in accordance with WAC 296-842-150 and WAC 296-817-400). Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. At time of appointment the successful candidate must: (Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.) Valid Washington State driver's license. Within one year of employment, must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications: Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification Possess a valid Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N and air brake restriction removed. Per the agreement with Kitsap County, selected employee and the appropriate bargaining unit, Kitsap County will fund the costs of tuition and certain educational expenses (tuition payments) and advance the costs of CDL Licensing fees. The employee may be required for reimbursement under circumstances outlined in the agreement. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Proper crane rigging. Standard methods and proper use of tools and materials used in mechanical trades. Water or wastewater treatment process and sewage conveyance systems. Occupational hazards and safety requirements/precautions of mechanical and automotive maintenance. Air tools Hydraulic tools Water or wastewater treatment process and sewage conveyance systems. Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint) Basic computer and/or device network connection procedures Safe working practices and procedures. Skills and/or Ability to: Carpentry and painting. Installing and repairing sheetrock. Installing and repairing siding. Repair and maintain equipment, vehicles, and tools. Read, understand and follow technical procedures and instructions Operate industrial commercial equipment and vehicles. Troubleshoot and repair a variety of mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment, sewage pump stations, and lift stations. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required. Physically perform the physical activities/essential functions of the position. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Work performed primarily in the field maintaining pump stations in road rights of way, in the maintenance yard arranging material stockpiles and equipment, and in treatment plant environments with exposure to raw sewage, processed wastewater, chemicals and high noise. Position requires traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites, and standing and balancing for extended periods of time when flagging traffic. Operate heavy equipment (controlled with using both hands and feet simultaneously), various standup mowers and drive a variety of CDL vehicle. Frequent climbing in and out of equipment and vehicles. Sitting for long periods of time when operating vehicles or equipment. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, climbing (ladders/stairs), standing, balancing, adequate vision to operate power equipment, and establish traffic control. Handling and grasping items such as; documents, materials, hand tools, debris. Ability to climb up to four flights of stairs multiple times per work day. Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment, inspect roads/sewage/storm drainage lines, etc., and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, sirens, radio and telephone. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Must possess the physical strength, agility and coordination required to operate heavy equipment such as but not limited to: backhoes, pavers, dozers and graders. Exertion of force of up to 50 lbs. regularly and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 25 pounds continually to lift/carry/push/pull/move objects and to operate a variety of power equipment/tools, hoists, lifts, and vehicles. Working out of doors for extended periods of time under unfavorable inclement weather conditions (i.e. heat, cold, rain, wind, snow). Working around various hazards associated with vehicle traffic, vegetation, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, noxious fumes, pollen, grasses, vapors, and dust. Frequent operation of heavy equipment and large trucks in areas of high traffic and confined spaces. Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. Properly wear a breathing apparatus when working in confined spaces. Subject to call-out during non-working hours. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Performs landscaping, grounds and building maintenance on all wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump or lift stations: pressure washing, landscaping projects, mow, control weeds, trim and remove trees and shrubs. Perform facility repair and replacement at all wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump or lift stations on: HVAC systems, doors, locks, sheetrock, building siding, concrete and concrete block structures, gutters and drainage, sheet metal and roofs, fences and gates. Prepare, sand blast, needle gun, rebuild and paint mechanical equipment and buildings. Install and maintain sprinkler systems and biofilters. Utilize Remote Alarm Management Computer Systems to: Identify pump stations alarm condition, Acknowledge pump station alarms, Communicate when personnel are on site at a pump station. Performs operational checks and routine maintenance of: pumps, a variety of valves and gear mechanisms, motors, generators, blowers, boilers, and other equipment associated with wastewater treatment process and pumping systems including odor control, grit/solids removal, aeration, solids thickening and dewatering, gas scrubbers, ultra violet and chlorine disinfection system, and anaerobic digestion. Monitor and record data from meters, gauges, level indicators, and alarms associated with wastewater treatment process and sewage pump/lift station operations for: flow volume and levels, system pressures, fuel, lubrication, hazardous gases, and interruption to operations. Performs routine maintenance on: lawn mowers, weed eaters, generators, pumps and motors, pressure washing and painting equipment, other gasoline, propane, or diesel powered equipment Perform general maintenance on tools and smaller equipment. Pump and maintain septic tanks. Pre-trip trucks for tire pressure, brakes, fluid levels, belts, lights and winterize vehicles. Maintain coating systems on mechanical equipment. Refueling gas, propane, and diesel equipment. Operate a variety of small and large equipment: hydraulic/electric crane truck, dump truck, tandem axle and semi trucks, end dump trailers, front-end loader, fork lift, bucket truck, chipper, trencher, shop trucks, portable generators, portable pumps, lawn mowers, weed eaters and hand/power tools, pressure washing and painting apparatus. Transport and handle hazardous material to various location within the state: diesel fuel, sodium hypochlorite, polymer, wastewater sludge and slurry, and biosolids for land application. Use manual and computer based preventative maintenance programs to: clearly document routine maintenance checks, generate work orders for repairs, help prioritize work and improve efficiencies, help troubleshoot mechanical irregularities. Performing tasks of the lower classifications . Keep work area clean. Promote good safety practices and procedures and public relations practices. After training, may provide limited supervision when placed in a lead position of a shift or crew. Other Job Duties: Perform other related duties, as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Public Works employees are considered 'essential employees' and are expected to report to duty on time and remain at work until the end of the scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared. Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with 589 Utilities. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. Closing Date/Time: 4/27/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 26, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in our community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. Kitsap County has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance and OperationsWorker to perform a variety of work in the areas of building maintenance to include mechanical, electrical and plumbing.Work is performed in and around County facilities throughout Kitsap County, including the Kitsap County Corrections Center, Juvenile Detention Facility, Kitsap Recovery Center and theCoroner's Facility. The FacilitiesMaintenance Department is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of County buildings and properties. The department also responds to tenant issues for staff and the public who conduct business at the County. Key areas include electrical, plumbing, HVAC, building security systems, carpentry, painting, roof repairs, remodels, furniture,and the administration and oversight of thegrounds andcustodial contract. The Facilities staff members provide services for 17 buildings with over 542,000 square feet of building space. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Six months of full-time work experience in construction, general maintenance, building, or mechanical trades such as electrical, plumbing and HVAC. Or 1 year of trade school in a program which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Materials, methods, techniques, and equipment commonly used in building maintenance and facility construction. Principles and practices applied in the safe and efficient use of power and hand tools, construction equipment, and building repair and maintenance. Preferred Qualifications Experience in HVAC Experience with industrial electricalcontrols (low voltage) Experience working in commercial or public buildings Experience working in a correctional facility Associate's degree from a trade or technical school If you use your education to meet the requirements for the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Valid Washington State driver's license. Possess the appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Physical Requirements and Working Environmnent (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Walking and balancing (short or long distances) Bending, stooping, twisting Reaching above and/or below shoulder Handling/grasping documents or equipment Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Hearing audible signal includingtraffic, equipment. Vision sufficient to read source materials, meters, gauges, computer screen data, and see detail or color Hand-eye coordination to utilize power tools and equipment, work with electricity, etc. Repetitive motions for tool and equipment use Requires exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, tools and equipment Incumbents may be exposed to physical hazards when working on roof tops, using hand and power tools, working with electricity, climbing ladders and lifting tools, equipment and materials or performing duties within the County correctional facilities. Incumbents will be exposed to all types of weather conditions. Occasionally requires exertion of force of 75 pounds Incumbents in this position are considered "Essential Employees". Essential employees are expected to report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Construct and perform repairs on structures, buildings, and equipment which may include routine plumbing, carpentry, electrical, HVAC,drywall, and painting. Participate as a member of a crew performing construction, building maintenance, and repair activities. Perform facility setups and office change outs including loading and unloading furniture, supplies and equipment. Performs operational checks and simple maintenance activities; reports needed repairs. Haul trash to disposal facilities and perform other duties requiring the operation of County vehicles. Operate and maintain a variety of equipment such as County vehicles, power tools, hand tools, and construction equipment. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Respond to public concerns and questions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open tothe general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. All job offers for this position will be contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical and abackground check (fingerprinting) with the Kitsap County Sheriff's Department. Should the Sheriff's Department indicate that an individual cannot have access to the any Sheriff's Office facility, Prosecutor's facility, Kitsap Recovery Center, or Juvenile Detention Center, the job offer will be revoked. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday,7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Stand-by hours, which include evenings and weekends, are required on a rotating basis. Closing Date/Time: 6/26/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 25, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Information Services is the central information technologyhub for Kitsap County, located in the County Courthouse. The group provides technology infrastructure, development, support and network solutions to all County departments and some other local government entities. We have an excitingopportunity for a GIS Technology Analyston our team. The incumbent will be responsible for providing professional and technical expertise to customers and staff members in the areas of geographic information systems, application and database development, report writing, configuration, upgrades, program/system testing, implementation and maintenance, training, documentation, systems integration and geographical/spatial administration. We are looking for a candidate with knowledge in structured design and programming methodology, current industry standard computer programming languages, and software and database systems. The ideal candidate will have skill in project management, problem solving, systems and needs analysis, and the ability to determine how business needs translate to technology solutions. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Programming, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field Four years of progressively responsible experience in systems analysis and programming Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work Preferred Education and Experience: Experience with C#, Python, MVC, HTML, CSS, ASP.NET, JavaScript, ESRI software and programming stack, structured geospatial data development, design and programming methodology. Current industry-standard computer programming languages. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting, utilizing standard office equipment ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Support existing technology solutions (software and database) and spatial data Monitor and analyze performance, document errors as well asrepair data and database structures and software issues. Plan and test upgrades to operating systems, utilities and applications. Define needs, analyze and design, develop, test, train and deploy software and database solutions. Develop and maintain application and system documentation, including in-house systems, commercial off the shelf systems and interfaces. Provide technical leadership, expertise, and project management services in areas of assignment to County departments and outside agencies. Administrative tasks involving but not limited to: providing project team task updates; customer, supervisor and team member communication; time tracking; training; and collaboration on new programming methods. Provide end user and staff training of line of business applications, technology processes, and internal controls. Develop Requests for Proposals, define evaluation criteria, recommend vendors and applications and negotiate license and maintenance agreements. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Coroner's Office is seeking a seasoned professional to serve the county as the nextForensic Pathologist! The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Coroner's Office or Medical Examiners Office as a Forensic Pathologist. Nationally Accredited Agency with anInternational Association of Coroners and MedicalExaminers. Position Information Performs investigations to determine cause(s) of sudden, unexpected, violent, suspicious or unnatural deaths using forensic medical knowledge, expertise and techniques. This position is at-will. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Certification as a forensic pathologist by the American board of pathology; or a qualified physician eligible to take the American board of pathology exam in forensic pathology within one year of being appointed. A physician specializing in pathology who is appointed to the position of forensic pathologist and who is not certified as a forensic pathologist must pass the pathology exam within three years of the appointment. Licensed as a Physician and Surgeon by the State of Washington. If not currently licensed by the State of Washington, Licensure must be obtained prior to the start of employment. Preferred Experience Experience working in a Coroner's Office or Medical Examiners Office as a Forensic Pathologist. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle and a Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official certification. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a medical evaluation that includes a physical, audiometric testing, respirator testing, andpsychological exam. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Perform autopsy examinations; transcribe findings. Confer with attorneys and provide accurate testimony in court. Participate in regular review of cases accepted by the deputy coroners following death investigations, including decisions about jurisdiction and type of examination. Provide technical support and training for those staff performing forensic autopsy technician duties. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Autopsy procedures and practices, and human anatomy Equipment and supplies necessary to maintain and operate a morgue facility Pathology laboratory practices and procedures The use of and operation of photograph and x-ray equipment State and local laws regarding deaths and human remains Methods, techniques, equipment and practices of handling deceased individuals Approved methods and procedures for evidence collection and processing Standard safety procedures Standard office practices and chain of custody procedures Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. Communicate Effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, the citizens and representatives of other agencies. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Perform autopsies Testify in court Execute the policy directives of the governing authority in an effective and timely manner Understand the problems surrounding the notification of the next of kin and application of methods of assistance Direct the development and implementation of office procedures and standards and evaluate their efficiency Plan, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinates Understand and follow written and verbal instructions Work effectively and productively with others Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to audiences of various social, cultural, ethnic, educational, and economic backgrounds Effectively coordinate, perform, and complete multiple duties and assignments concurrently, and in a timely manner Meet the travel requirements of the position Physically perform the essential job functions of the classification Successfully complete all required background investigations Travel to death locations, if needed Take calls from home after regular office hours.Ability to make independent judgments and initiate appropriate action. Ability to safely drive Coroner's Office vehicles. Additional education, licenses, certifications and other requirements determined to be necessary to meet the business needs of the employing unit may be required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is classified as "at will."Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Coroner. Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This position is open until filled. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. The Superior Court is the court of general jurisdiction in Kitsap County, having original and appellate jurisdiction as authorized by the Washington State Constitution and the laws of the State of Washington. The Superior Court is created to resolve criminal felony cases, civil cases,dependency cases, family law cases including paternity matters and adoptions, private and guardianship matters, domestic violence cases, mental health cases, and appeals from the District and Municipal Courts in Kitsap County. The Superior Court is a court of record, and is required to always be open, except on non-judicial days. We have an exciting opportunity for a Court Reporter to join our team. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs professional technical work to record a verbatim, accurate report of all Superior Court proceedings ranging from divorce to capital murder, personal injury and asbestos litigation and including ex parte, pro se dissolutions, hearings and domestic violence calendars.The incumbent also transcribes proceedings pursuant to statutes as requested. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Three years of court reporting experience; AND Report and transcribe accurately 175 wpm of the judge's charge or 200 wpm of testimony each for five consecutive minutes. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Proficiency in real-time court reporting and experience reporting in Washington Superior Courts or Courts of General Jurisdiction in other States. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Possess a State of Washington Court Reporter Certification through the Department of Licensing per Washington State Law. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Be bondable. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in a courtroom setting. Work hours may vary with little or no notice, due to jury, witness or judges' requests. Requires clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately. Positions in this class typically require: bending, stooping, reaching, handling/grasping documents, sitting for extended periods of time, walking short distances, vision sufficient to read source materials and computer screen data and repetitive motions for computer use. Requires exertion of force of up to 30 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Sufficient hearing to accurately capture/transcribe court proceedings Incumbents may be: Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Accurately record all courtroom and/or chambers proceedings, hearings, ex parte, pro se dissolutions, domestic violence calendars, paternity calendars,criminal court, and any other process requested to be recorded by the judge; research any incomplete citations, name spellings, etc. to assure complete accuracy of the record. Provide transcripts of court proceedings in whole or in part as requested during the course of the trial in compliance with an appeal request, or at the request of the judges; may acquire the services of a "scopist" when necessary to assure timely filing and completion of the transcript request; proof transcript, certifying the transcript as true and correct and deliver them to the appropriate party, and provide ASCII (computer compatible) disks, per statute, and has the ability to e-mail transcripts. Read from sections of trial proceedings in open courtroom or chambers as requested.Utilize real-time capabilities and provide real-time translation for proceedings to judges, as requested. Index and file all court proceedings notes, disks and related materials as required and in accordance with established procedures. Purchase, operate and maintain all court reportingand transcription equipment and materials necessary for the completion of work assignments; update equipment and software periodically so as to keep up with the latest technology and to provide the most efficient services possible; update and maintain a personal dictionary as well as case-specific dictionaries, such as for technical litigation. Work closely with the Clerk's Office in checking files and exhibits in and out of their office so a complete record is maintained on each case. Other Job Duties: Answer telephone calls, return messages, correspond when required pertaining to every aspect of the reporting and subsequent preparation of transcripts and billings. Keep current on literature regarding aspects of court reporting and attend professional seminars, conferences and other meetings as required to maintain test standings and certificates. Perform other related duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Classified as "at will." Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Superior Court Administrator/Presiding Judge and may have his/her appointment revoked at any time with or without cause and without right to appeal. Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This position will be opened until filled. Applicants will be screened weekly starting on August 16th. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. About the department: The Department of Community Development (DCD) focuses on enabling and assisting our Kitsap residents in building affordable, structurally sound, and environmentally conscious developments in the Kitsap Community. We provide our team the opportunity to learn and grow within our positive and innovative work environment; we empower our team to make decisions; and we pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. Please learn more about the department at our County webpage . Summary of position: The Planning and Environmental Programs (PEP) Division of DCD seeks a Long Range Senior Planner toaugment the long-range planning staff and perform professional level planning functions at a project lead level with a high degree of independence.The primary role for this planner will be to identify and define the need for new, revised, or updated legislation, ordinances, or regulations applicable to land development or demographic status and trends. This employee will conduct technical research studies, prepare reports and project summaries, and draft and present proposed ordinances to supervisors and/or other hearing bodies. The ideal candidate will coordinate across functional areas of the planning process such as population growth, natural resource management, transportation and infrastructure, land use regulations, or preparation and updating of legislation, policies and regulations applicable to growth management and land development. This position will be opened until filled. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor Degree in Planning or closely related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education; AND Fouryears of full-time professionalexperience as an associate planner orplanner with an emphasis in community development, urban or regional planning, and/or land use legislation; OR An equivalent combination of experience and education. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Three years professional experience in demography, population growth, housing, and employment. Experience with Washington State Growth Management Act, long range planning, and community planning. Experience using Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience writing, managing, and monitoring grants. AICP Certification. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. RequiredKnowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of planning principles, practices, regulations, and techniques as they relate to all functional areas. Knowledge of technical aspects of a specific functional area of planning and its relationship to the planning process and the associated research and analysis methodologies and techniques. Knowledge of Washington State Growth Management Act, capital facilities, and infrastructure planning and other related areas. Knowledge of demography, housing and employment, socioeconomic indicators, population trends, community planning principles, geography, public administration and related issues. Knowledge of advanced land use, environmental, transportation, infrastructure and strategic planning. Knowledge of principles and practices of grant administration. Skills in establishing and maintaining cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with others using tact, patience, courtesy and good judgment. Skills in maintaining a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Skills in maintaining confidentiality and adhering to policy and procedures of the department. Skills in independently preparing, researching, and administering plans based on survey and analysis of data, citizen participation, and agency consultation. Skills in reading, interpreting, and applying work related codes, ordinances, legal property descriptions, and other regulations and guidelines applicable to area of assignment. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with the public, developers, contractors, and other governmental agencies and County departments. Ability to work independently andin teams without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Ability to utilize various computer applications specific to the department including databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Ability to work various shifts, evenings, weekends, holidays when needed. Ability to work on both short and long term projects and may have more than one project assignment at any one time. Ability to work in excess of forty hours in a week when needed. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions Identify and define the need for new, revised or updated legislation, ordinances, or regulations applicable to land development or demographic status and trends; conduct technical research studies; prepare reports and project summaries; draft and present proposed ordinances to supervisor and/or other hearing bodies. Develop and/or revise comprehensive plans, subarea plans, special topic reports, and action plans by compiling land use, land capacity, growth management, housing and other planning related data from reports and field surveys, analyzing implication of background information, formulating goals, policies and alternative plan proposals. Meet statutory, legislative and other deadlines for updated plans, reports, interim and final products and ensure citizen participation aspects of planning processes and outcomes. Negotiate and administer agreements and contracts with consultants, contracting agencies, and other organizations as necessary. Meet with technical advisory personnel to check results of study analysis and to verify applicability of data. Act as a mediator and negotiator in the planning process to find equitable solutions consistent with policies, goals, and regulations of the program and of the County, balancing public and private rights and interests, sensitive to political considerations. Prepare necessary documentation, present evidence, provide testimony, and recommend dispositions to hearing bodies as required. Working Conditions & Physical Activities: (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Working primarily in an office with some field inspection work. Attendance at meetings outside of normal working hours at various locations throughout the County and occasional travel outside the County may be required. Walking and balancing (short and long distances) Climbing, including ladders Bending, stooping, twisting Reaching above and/or below shoulder Handling/grasping documents or equipment Sitting for extended periods of time Standing for long periods of time and the ability to walk through rough or uneven terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Hearing audible signals, safety warning devices, phones, traffic, and equipment Vision sufficient to read source materials, computer screen data, see detail or color, review plans, inspect field sites and discriminate color-coded safety information. Repetitive motions for computer, tool and equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally, 35 pounds intermittently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents and other materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Potentially hazardous conditions on construction sites, including machinery and forklifts. Hostile individuals. Inclement weather while conducting field inspections (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces). Road and traffic hazards. Nuisance dust. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office seeks qualified applicants to join our team as a Corrections Officer. We welcome all candidates who want to serve their community by pursuing a law enforcement career. Please see below for important informationabout required qualifications and the recruitment process. Also, visit our webpage and follow us on Facebook . Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Positions Information Kitsap County offers challenging and exciting careers for Corrections Officers at one of the most beautiful areas in Washington State. When you become part of the team, you are welcomed into our close-knit family. Our department is progressive and prides itself on keeping up with the latest technology and equipment. Our personalized approach to your future growth includes progressive job-related training, development of leadership skills and on-the-job training. This position is working inside our correctional facility performing booking, searching, releasing, transportation, supervision, and security work. Employees are responsible for the operations of the jail on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis in order to keep our community safe! Join our team and have a career where what you do really matters. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Corrections Officer 1 (Entry Level) Corrections Officer 2 (Lateral/Experienced) QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience - Entry Level Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Required Education and Experience - Lateral Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); AND One year of full-time experience as a federal, county, or municipal Corrections Officer; AND Successful completion of the agency's corrections FTO and probationary programs (to include graduation from the Washington State Criminal Justice Corrections Academy oran equivalent certification from another state's recognized basic corrections academy); AND Applicants must be currently employed or not be separated from employment as a federal,county, or municipal Corrections Officer. All interestedentry level and lateral candidates should also review KCSO agency information, requirements, disqualifying criteria, and application process information at our Public Safety Agency Page . Application Process The start point for all KCSO law enforcement positions is with a valid Public Safety Testing (PST) Law Enforcement Exam ( www.publicsafetytesting.com ). Here are the steps to get started: Visit the PST website and choose your career path (Corrections). Select Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in. Review and agree tothe requiredqualifications to join our team. Select a date and time foryourLaw Enforcement Exam Create an applicant profile. Filling out your profile ensures that agencies have the information required for the hiring process. Take your test. Be prepared to succeed when you arrive at your test location. If you list Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in, we will receive the results of your written and physical fitness tests. We will then send you an invitation to apply to Kitsap County . We willreceive your onlineapplication,screen itto ensure you qualify, and then place you on a hiring register if you meet our eligibility requirements. Your PST score will determine your position on that register.You will be eligible for further steps in the hiring process (i.e., background investigation, oral boards, etc.) for six months after placement on the hiringregister. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Kitsap County Public Works is currently recruiting for a seasoned Treatment Plant Operator! The ideal candidate will have a Washington State Wastewater Operator Group I or II Certification with the ability to obtain a Group III. Preference will be given to candidates in possession of a Group III certification. Reciprocity from another State is welcomed. The Sewer Utility Division The Sewer Utility Division operates fourwastewater treatment plants and maintains 58 pump stations, 148 miles of gravity pipe, 37 miles of force mains and 3,775 manholes in Kitsap County. Recycled water services are planned for future demand. Other services include construction plan review and inspections, sewer utility billing, community education and outreach, GIS mapping, maintenance of sewer records and responding to public information requests. It is our goal to protect public health and the environment while providing cost effective service for our customers. To learn more about what we do check out this video: https://vimeo.com/39645552 Position Information The incumbent is responsible for wastewater treatment plant and pump station operation and maintenance. Monitors and makes adjustments to the wastewater treatment process control, operates various equipment for the liquid and solid processes, and perform routine wastewater laboratory tests and analysis. Responsibilities include maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of a variety of wastewater treatment process equipment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Oneyear of treatment plant experience and GroupI Wastewater Operation Certification; OR GroupII Wastewater Operator Certification. Please note : In order to progress beyond pay grade step 8 of the pay scale an employee must obtain a Group II Wastewater Certification. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Group III Wastewater Operator Certification. Certification information available at: https://ecology.wa.gov/Regulations-Permits/Permits-certifications/Wastewater-operator-certification/Certification-information Please note: Employees within the classification of Plant Operator who are assigned to work at CKTP and who have obtained a Level III certification shall receive premium pay as follows: a. For work performed during the day shift on weekdays: five percent (5%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. b. For work performed during the swing or grave shifts on weekdays or for any work performed on a Saturday or Sunday: ten percent (10%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. Driving Requirements : The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400, medical evaluations. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within six months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications : Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) The standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in the mechanical trades. Processes involved in wastewater treatment. Occupational hazards and safe practices as applied to the work performed. Wastewater mathematics as related to process control Read and understand engineered drawings. Read meters and gauges correctly. Keep records and make reports. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with other employees. Operate automotive equipment, generators and standard equipment used in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Maintain and repair various mechanical equipment for wastewater treatment processing. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, evening, weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call as required. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Wear protective gear as needed. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed both inside and outside the wastewater treatment plants. Exposure to physical hazards associated with working around pumping equipment, generators, all forms of sewage (solid, liquid, gaseous) and large diesel/gasoline vehicles. Enter confined spaces under alternate entry procedures which ensure safety. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, standing and working high above ground, adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and operate equipment and prepare log books, and hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, speaking adequate to communicate effectively, manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. The exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. To pull 50 ft. hoses, weighing at least 25 lbs. each, which includes bending, stooping, reaching, and pulling motions. To turn sometimes difficult large, 24 inch diameter, wheel valves up to 30 revolutions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Operate Wastewater Treatment Process Control: Collect samples, perform routine laboratory tests and analysis, interpret data for process control, make process adjustments based on laboratory analysis, examine micro-organisms for biological conditioning of the plant, filament identification to determine corrective action, chemical addition for process recovery, perform calculations for process adjustments, and understand and troubleshoot plant processes. Operate Wastewater Solids Process - Dewatering/Thickening/Septic Receiving: Operate: centrifuge for biosolids dewatering, rotary drum thickeners/gravity belt thickeners for sludge thickening, maintain and monitor septage receiving station Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, emergency generators and transfer switches. Observe variations in operating conditions and test results to determine processing requirements. Perform Plant Maintenance: Operate and troubleshoot plant equipment, Surface preparation and painting, use hypochlorite for cleaning and algae control, wash down, pressure washing and cleaning tanks, and grounds maintenance. Perform Preventative Maintenance and operate: motors, pumps, clarifiers, dewatering and thickening equipment, relevant mechanical equipment, exercise valves and rotate equipment, and UV disinfection system. Monitoring of Plant Systems: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer application for monitoring plant operations, Telemetry program and Plant PLC's. Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, and observe operating conditions Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Public Works Utilities - Teamsters Local 589. The contract is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Documents/CBA-Teamsters589PublicWorksUtilities.pdf . Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. This position is open until filled and will be review weekly! Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 10, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Kitsap County DCD seeks a JUNIOR PLANNER or SENIOR PLANNER to join our team of professionals. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs varied and responsible professional planning work to evaluate, review, and process routine land use and environmental applications related to regional and community development in accordance with established procedures. Our planners specialize in plan reviews of a specific nature, support development of planning studies, and make recommendations pertaining to land use, environmental use, and advanced planning impacts. Planners will perform code development research and drafting, support implementation of land use and environmental regulations, and present technical reports and recommendations to hearings bodies. DCD focuses on enabling and assisting our Kitsap residents in building affordable, structurally sound, and environmentally conscious developments in the Kitsap Community. We provide our team the opportunity to learn and grow within our positive and innovative work environment; we empower our team to make decisions and pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system, and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. Please learn more about the department at our County webpage . This position will be open until filled. Review of initial applications will occur on March 23rd with first planned interviews in early April 2020. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor Degree in Planning, Environmental Planningor closely related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education AND four years of full-time professionalexperiencewith planning processes related to permit processing and community development is required; OR An equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with land use or current planning. Experience with environmental permitting. Experience with permit processing practices under differing sub-area plans. Experience with electronic plan submittal and review. American Institute of Certified Planners certification. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Depending on experience and background, candidates will be brought on as a JuniorPlanner ($64,147-$72,571)or a Senior Planner ($72,571-$90,626). A Junior Planner would meet the minimum qualifications above with a demonstrated work history of moderately complex professional planning. A Senior Planner would have more advanced professional planning experience of high complexity and variety, often as a lead or with greater independence and judgment. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions Review land use and environmental applications and site plans for compliance with local and state regulations and plans. Conduct project review meetings and site inspections as necessary to identify any applicable conditions and potential impact of project. Monitor assigned land use and environmental applications through approval, developing and preparing additional related data as required. Prepare staff reports of findings, including recommendations and supporting data for approval and submission to the Hearing Examiner, Planning Commission and/or Board of County Commissioners. Provide information to property owners, investors, real estate developers and other interested parties pertaining to land use applications, ordinances, codes and related community development information. Assists zoning and building inspectors in assuring compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. Works with the staff for legal action to resolve troublesome or non-complying cases. Communicate with the public on a variety of land use and environmental matters. Conduct and prepare limited technical research and recommendations for drafting or revising local development legislation and plans. Working Conditions & Physical Activities: (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Working primarily in an office with some field inspection work. Attendance at meetings outside of normal working hours at various locations throughout the County and occasional travel outside the County may be required. Walking and balancing (short and long distances) Climbing, including property slopes and banks anduneven ground Bending, stooping, twisting Reaching above and/or below shoulder Handling/grasping documents or equipment Sitting for extended periods of time Standing for long periods of time and the ability to walk through rough or uneven terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Hearing audible signals, safety warning devices, phones, traffic, and equipment Vision sufficient to read source materials, computer screen data, see detail or color, review plans, inspect field sites and discriminate color-coded safety information. Repetitive motions for computer, tool and equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally, 35 pounds intermittently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents and other materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Potentially hazardous conditions on construction sites, including machinery and forklifts. Violent or hostile individuals. Inclement weather while conducting field inspections (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces). Road and traffic hazards. Nuisance dust. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process.. This position is not eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Incumbents may be required to work over 40 hours in a workweek. Work hours for this position are normally Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Employees may utilizethe approved DCD Telecommuting Policy and DCD Alternative Work Schedule Policy, which allows working from home one day per week and alternative schedule options with Supervisor approval. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This position will be open until filled. Review of first applications will occur on March 23rd with first planned interviews in early April 2020. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 05, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Kitsap County Public Works Solid Waste Division is looking fora motivator, a proven communicator and an experiencedprofessional in this fieldto oversee and lead the Recycling Program in Kitsap County! Position Information Responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of waste reduction/recycling, and litter/illegal dumping programs, as well as supervision of the education/outreach work group. Responsibilities include program oversight and coordination in addition to the utilization of technical skills . QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelors Degree inenvironmental science, environmental policy, communicationsor related field; and Four yearsof professionalexperience solid waste management to include one year of specific experience coordinating, developing and managing recycling programs; and Oneyear of supervisory experience; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferre d Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience working with the public and with regulatory agencies Experience overseeing and administrating grant contracts. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as : Category 1 Driver: operates County-owned vehicle, and C ategory 2 : Drivermayoperate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Principles, practices and standards of environmental programs with special emphasis on solid waste facilities and recycling Personnel and supervisory principles and practices including hiring, discipline, evaluation and discharge Principles and practices of project planning, budgeting, coordination and evaluation Solid waste planning and operations Federal, state, and local solid waste and hazardous waste laws and regulations Equipment, materials and tools used in solid waste operations. Occupational hazards and safety rules, regulations, and procedures. Skilled in: Utilize a variety of computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite's word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and web based systems Communicate effectively orally and in writing, including effective presentations for both large and small audiences Prepare and utilize plans, maps, specifications and reports related to solid waste activities Perform technical research and provide reliable advice on difficult problems Write and administer grant applications and contracts Read, interpret, understand and enforce safety rules and regulations and apply other laws, rules and regulations Adapt modern principles, methods, techniques and standards to the planning, design and construction of a variety of solid waste programs and projects Abilities to: Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Work successfully within the context of a team as a team player. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations Deal tactfully and courteously with the general public, including sometimes hostile individuals. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Mediate and tactfully resolve controversial issues. Manage resources for projects through planning, forecasting, feedback and control. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, often presenting technical, complex and sometimes controversial information to non-experts such as general public and elected decision makers. Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, consultants, the general public, partner agencies and other local, state and federal agencies. Manage multiple projects, prioritizing numerous tasks and demands. Track progress on each project with assigned staff. Analyze problems, evaluate alternatives, and recommend methods, procedures and techniques for resolution of issues. Track financial transactions to confirm adherence to budget. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. This position is identified as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Primarily works in an office environment, with routine field inspections/activities. Position may require: walking and balancing (short or long distances), bending, stooping, twisting, reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents, Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time, clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone; sufficient hearing and vision, repetitive motions for computeruse Requires exertion of force of25 pounds occasionally,10 pounds frequently, to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials as required. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Plan, develop, and implement program goals, objectives, policies and procedures, including an annual work program for operations, educational and promotional activities, special events and exhibits designed to increase awareness of and participation in recycling programs. Remain abreast of changing market conditions, regulations and best management practices, working with County staff, haulers, contractors, and other stakeholders to implement programs which maximize diversion with minimal contamination. Develop and maintain a record keeping system, analyze and evaluate data, prepare reports, and make recommendations based on findings. Assist in updating portions of Kitsap County's Comprehensive Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Plan related to areas of assignment. Research and provide responses to complaints and inquiries from the public, elected officials, government agencies and special interest groups. Oversee Clean Kitsap program related to litter and illegal dump clean-up and prevention. Manage and monitor the program budget, monitor cleanup progress, coordinate cleanup work with other agencies and departments, identify and implement process improvement strategies, and serve as point person for all illegal dumping and litter issues in the County. Oversee contracted services related to areas of assignment. Prepare requests for proposals (RFPs) or bid documents and evaluate submittals. Administer contracts, including developing the scope of work, schedule and budget; monitoring progress of work; reviewing invoices and change order requests. Supervise education/outreach work group, assisting with recruitment, selection, evaluation, coaching, and discipline. Set work priorities and schedules, establish standards of performance, review work for accuracy and completeness, provide guidance and training to facilitate staff development and motivation. Prepare the annual budget related to areas of assignment. Administer the approved budget and monitor expenditures and revenues. Forecast resource needs and requisition materials and supplies as necessary. Prepare applications for grant funding and oversee grant contracts. Represent Solid Waste division at meetings of various groups to provide input and receive updates on issues related to areas of assignment, including but not limited to: Washington State Recycling Association, Department of Ecology committees, Product Stewardship Council, Kitsap County Solid Waste Advisory Committee, and Board of County Commissioners. As needed, prepare briefing documents and/or summary notes of these meetings. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. This position is open until filled. The first review is scheduled for the week of March 23, 2020! Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 29, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services is seeking committed individuals who have a passion for working with youth. If you value diversity, desire to foster motivation, have a desire to work in atherapeutic environment,and believe that every individual has the ability to succeed, then this may be the career for you! If you are committed to providing innovative, comprehensive and effective services to youth, families, schools and the community and have a professional and caring demeanor, this careermight be right for you! We have an exciting opportunity for Juvenile Detention Officer toto join our team.Incumbents in this position provide supervision and care of juveniles placed in the Kitsap County Detention Facility. Responsibilities includeproviding direction and guidance to juveniles, as well as disciplining when appropriate,and in accordance with well-defined procedures. Must have experience working with youth and the ability to set appropriate boundaries. To learn more about Kitsap County and Juvenile and Family Court Services please visit our website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/juv/Pages/default.aspx To learn more about Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Academy please visit their website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/cjtc/www/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=408&Itemid=262 QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School diploma or GED; AND Must be at least 21 years of age. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications One year of college level coursework in the area of corrections, law enforcement, law and justice, police science or social services related to correctional rehabilitation from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. One year of working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity Experience working indetention, security,residential treatment, military security or supervision, or closely related field Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check which includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process. These tests physical agility, polygraph, psychological exam, and a pre-employment physical. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Within one year after employment the successful candidate must: Complete the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Academy Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : The duties in this position are performed in a secured 24 hours/day, 7 day/week juvenile detention facility, occasionally escorting detainees to court or to appointments. Occasionally work will be performed in an office setting. Employees in this department are considered essential employees and must report to work regardless of inclement weather or other conditions. Driving a vehicle and exposure to the hazards associated with all weather conditions and traffic will be occasionally required. Must have sufficient strength and flexibility for activities involving running, jumping, balancing, climbing, crawling, kneeling, bending, stooping, twisting, crouching, reaching, lifting, carrying, dragging, throwing, pushing/pulling in order to physically subdue and restrain detaineesin a variety of volatile, possibly dangerous situations. Adequate vision to observe the behavior of detainees and assess the safety and security of the facility. Adequate hearing to monitor all radio communications for safety and security of the facility, workers, and incarcerated youth. Repetitive motions when manually completing required logs/reports. Speaking/talking when communicating with juvenile detainees. Exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be : Subject to exposure to physical hazards such as: restricted work areas or blood and body fluids requiring the use of safe biohazard and blood borne pathogen prevention methods. Exposed to potentially violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physicallyrestrain a juvenile weighing over 100 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Monitor eating, bathing and dressing of juveniles; search quarters and new admissions for contraband and hazardous items; escort juveniles to areas of the Departments buildings. Maintain safety of the pod on assigned shift; assure security procedures are followed; screen approved visitors. Provide supportive encouragement and guidance to youth on a personal basis, utilizing the opportunities afforded during direct supervision pod assignments either in one-to-one or small group situations, and give instruction, advice and assistance on personal problems. Observe and record behavior; physically control disturbed juveniles; respond to emergency situations; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; discipline juveniles for rule infraction. Prepare a file on each juvenile admitted to the facility and maintain a written shift record of activities of juveniles.Create a computer record of admission and release of each juvenile in computer system. Maintain orderly appearance of assigned area; launder clothing and bedding utilizing hazardous waste protocol if needed; dispense health and grooming items. Assist the arresting law enforcement officer or intake officer in admitting or releasing juveniles from the facility. Collect data on juveniles to compile social history; provide data for use in diagnosis and Court reports; participate with the supervisor in preparing diagnostic/behavioral reports. Central control and lead post pod position includes responsibility for all internal movement, control and security; monitoring of all two-way radio communications and all camera and security systems. Assist juveniles in cultivating appropriate social, behavioral, and interpersonal skills and attitudes useful in community living; lead recreational activities and give instruction in games. Respond to inquiries within scope of knowledge or transfer inquiries to supervisor. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with the Juvenile Detention Officer's Guild. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill current openings for full-time and on-call positions, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours will vary, depending on assigned shift. Posting/minimum qualsupdated on 3/27/2020 If you are having technical difficulties, creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 525-5627 or email support@neogov.com. Closing Date/Time: 5/29/2020 12:00 AM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office seeks qualified applicants to join our team as a Deputy Sheriff. We welcome all candidates who want to serve their community by pursuing a law enforcement career. Please see below for important information about required qualifications and the recruitment process. Also, visit our webpage and follow us on Facebook . Teamwork,Integrity,Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Deputy Sheriff1 (Entry Level) Deputy Sheriff2 (Lateral/Experienced) QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience - Entry Level Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Required Education and Experience - Lateral Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).; AND One year of employment as a full-time (full police powers) commissioned law enforcement officer for a state police/patrol, county sheriff's office or municipal police agency; AND Successfully completed an agency's law enforcement patrol FTO and probationary program; AND Applicants must be currently employed or not be separated from employment for more than one year as a full-time, commissioned law enforcement officer by a state police/patrol, county sheriff's office or municipal police agency at the time of application. All interested entry level and lateral candidates should also review KCSO agency information, requirements, disqualifying criteria, and application process information at our Public Safety Agency Page . Application Process The start point for all KCSO law enforcement positions is with a valid Public Safety Testing (PST) Law Enforcement Exam ( www.publicsafetytesting.com ). Here are the steps to get started: Visit the PST website and choose your career path (Law Enforcement, Corrections, or both). Select Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in. Review and agree to the required qualifications to join our team. Select a date and time for your Law Enforcement Exam. Create an applicant profile. Filling out your profile ensures that agencies have the information required for the hiring process. Take your test. Be prepared to succeed when you arrive at your test location. If you list Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in, we will receive the results of your written and physical fitness tests. We will then send you an invitation to apply to Kitsap County . We will receive your online application, screen it to ensure you qualify, and then place you on a hiring register if you meet our eligibility requirements. Your PST score will determine your position on that register. You will be eligible for further steps in the hiring process (i.e., background investigation, oral boards, etc.) for six months after placement on the hiring register. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Entry Level Candidates: Base Salary $69,160 - $88,254 currently, with an approved 3.5%wage increase in 2021. Assignment pay for special duty (Detective, Investigator, K9, Bomb Tech, S&R, FTO, Traffic Collision Specialist, SWAT, SRO, CRO, Drug Recognition Expert) Longevity incentives. Language pay (2%) for certified bilingual capability in approved languages. Shift Differential pay. Lateral Candidates: Base Salary for eligible lateral candidates ranges from $72,612 - $88,254 currently, with an approved 3.5%wage increase in 2021. All pay incentives outlined above. KCSO may, at its discretion, offer one or more of the following lateral hiring incentives: Recognize prior service time as a full-time commissioned law enforcement officer for purposes of calculating longevity and annual leave accrual rate One week (53.3 hours) of annual leave and one week of sick leave in addition to determined accrual rate A sign-on bonus not to exceed $5,000 with half to be paid upon hire and half to be paid upon completion of the probationary period More information about the pay and benefits offered to Kitsap County Deputy Sheriffs can be found in the Deputy Sheriff's Guild Collective Bargaining Agreement .Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time: