The Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) of King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks is looking for a high performing individual to be part of the Rates, Capital & Debt Team in the Finance Section. The Financial Planning & Analysis Sr. Analyst position is responsible for maintaining and developing economic and financial models and analyses in support of the sewer rate and capacity charge analyses. Other key responsibilities include ad hoc economic and forecasting analyses to transform data into tools that assist and guide policy development and analysis, as well as supporting strategic debt management and capital program funding analysis.WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to all qualified applicants. First consideration will be given to current Wastewater Treatment Division employees who are represented by Teamsters Local 117 and who are covered by the Professional & Technical and Administrative Support collective bargaining agreement or the Supervisors collective bargaining agreement in the Wastewater Treatment Division.
People of all backgrounds are encouragedto apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans.WORK LOCATION:
King Street Center, 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA.WORK SCHEDULE:
This career service position is not eligible for overtime compensation. The regular workweek is full-time 40 hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Clean Water& Beyond
Be part of the "Utility of the Future"
King County's Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) is one of four divisions within the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks. WTD is committed to protecting and improving water quality by providing wastewater collection and treatment for local sewer agencies which we've been doing for over 50 years. We serve about 1.7 million people within a 424-square-mile service area, including most of King County and parts of south Snohomish County and northeast Pierce County.
WTD'sregional system includes three large wastewater treatment plants (West Point in Seattle, South Plant in Renton, andBrightwaterinWoodinville), two smaller wastewater treatment plants (VashonIsland and City of Carnation), a community septic system, combined sewer overflow treatment facilities, regulator stations, pump stations, and over 391 miles of sewer pipelines.
WTD employees plan, design, build, and operate treatment facilities. They also enforce regulations to reduce harmful waste from entering the system, and educate the public and businesses on ways to protect water quality.
To WTD, success means clean water. It means honoring our legacy while keeping a promise to another generation that our beautiful environment will be there for them to enjoy. It also means being accountable toratepayersand operating a well-managed agency.VALUES:
- Safety : We protect ourselves and others before all other priorities. Safety is a virtue to be instilled in each of us.
- Innovation : We foster a creative environment where employees openly and enthusiastically search for new ways to improve our work.
- Spirit of Service : We reliably and equitably deliver exceptional products and services to our customers and communities all day, every day.
- Empowered Teams : We respect, trust, collaborate and communicate - openly embracing problems and conflict as opportunities to create solutions.
- Communications : We listen to and share with each other timely, accurate and clear information to ensure effective performance of our work.
- Cultivate Mastery : We provide opportunities to encourage each other to reach our highest level of performance within an inclusive, positive, fun work environment.
- Financial Accountability : We are responsible stewards of public dollars.
To learn more about the Wastewater Treatment Division, click on the links below:https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/wtd/about.aspxhttps://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/wtd/about/vision.aspx
- Participate in maintaining and developing the Wastewater Treatment Division's models in support of rate, fee and capacity charge (connection fee) development, financing the capital program, and delineating cost of service allocations across customer groups.
- Participate and serve as lead in economic analyses including designing and applying statistical, econometric and other analyses to topics such as benefit-cost analysis, life-cycle costs, affordability, triple-bottom line, economic impact, and quantitative decision making in capital project financial planning.
- Lead the assessment and development of policies regarding the affordability of rates and capacity charges and participate in the evaluation and development of other internal financial policies.
- Monitor, evaluate and report on forecast assumptions, parameters and risk factors in order minimize the risk of negative financial outcomes and maintain the integrity and credibility of financial forecasts.
- Evaluate policy alternatives and prepare recommendations for consideration by applicable advisory committees and decision-makers.
- Develop, integrate and apply quantitative and qualitative frameworks for the evaluation of capital projects, alternatives and policies.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
A Bachelor's degree and experience in financial forecasting, strategic planning, economics, business administration, public administration (preferably within a utility/public works environment), public policy, OR
any combination of experience/education/training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work.
- Advanced knowledge of and skills in financial planning, developing financial models, and quantitative analysis, preferably for a public agency.
- Demonstrated knowledge of economic analysis and forecasting concepts, methods and application.
- Knowledge of statistical and quantitative methods, models and systems.
- Skill in making timely and quality decisions.
- Strong oral and written communications skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
- Ability to work on multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and populations.
- Ability to develop and implement innovations toward improving division operations and delivery of services.
- Skill in using current office software programs including spreadsheet, database, and remote collaboration.
A current Washington Driver License (or ability to obtain one upon hire), or alternative ability to travel in a timely manner to various locations on short notice including to sites which may not be served by public transportation. Required Application Materials:
King County application Cover letter detailing how your background prepares you to perform the duties of this position. Resume PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
: The duties in this position are performed in an office setting. Regular duties will include data entry, filing, and use of computer business applications.SELECTION PROCESS:
Applicants meeting qualifications will be screened based upon the clarity, completeness, content, grammar and punctuation of their application materials. A selection process may also include written and/or computer exams, panel interview, references and final interviews.UNION MEMBERSHIP:
This position is represented by Teamsters Local 117.NOTE:
Salary reflects $1.00 per hour contribution to the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust Fund.For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact:
Human Resource Analyst
King county and the Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) vales diverse perspectives and life experience and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, and veterans.
Closing Date/Time: 5/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific