Soliciting Applications until February 14, 2019
The Road Services Division, Engineering Services Section, is currently recruiting for a Full Time, Career Service position at the Managing Engineer level. The position manages the Road and Traffic Engineering Unit. The Managing Engineer assigns, supervises, directs, monitors, and oversees the work of the Design and the Traffic Operations groups. The work includes day-to-day administrative functions, personnel development, technical review, and addressing project issues associated with King County's roadway network. A high level of expertise and experience in capital project management and traffic operations is expected.ABOUT KING COUNTYAs the only county in the United States named after Martin Luther King Jr, one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation's history, King County is a vibrant community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the artistic and social traditions of many cultures. Together, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence.We continue to build on an enduring legacy of shared values of equity and social justice, employee engagement, innovative thinking and continuous improvement. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda aimed at advancing regional change and is developing the systems and standards necessary to achieve better outcomes for all of our residents, regardless of their race or income. All of these qualities make this King County one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.ABOUT THE DEPARTMENTKing County is the local service provider for the roughly quarter-million people who live in the unincorporated areas of the county; taken together, the population size of unincorporated King County would be equivalent to the second-largest city in the state. The Department of Local Services includes a Director's Office with a Community Service Area group, a Road Services Division, and a Permitting Division. Together, this department provides a single executive point of accountability for delivery of local services to all of the unincorporated areas of King County.Desirable personal qualities and attributes of the ideal candidate will include:
WHO MAY APPLY: This recruiting effort is open to all qualified candidates. King County values diverse perspectives and life experiences. The Department of Transportation encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans. WORK SCHEDULE: Typical schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8 - 5 p.m. This position is exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not overtime eligible and may need to work after hours, weekends, and holidays.
The successful candidate will demonstrate skill and ability at a minimum to:
EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: WORKING CONDITIONS:
APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for this career opportunity, you must submit the following application components describing how you meet the qualifications for the position: 1) your resume, 2) a cover letter, 3) a completed King County application form, which is available online, 4) supplemental questionnaire. You may attach your resume and cover letter to the on-line application. To apply, go to www.kingcounty.gov/jobs then click the "Current King County Employment Opportunities" link. From there, click the "County Traffic Engineer" position. Finally, click the "Apply" link on the far right to initiate the application.If you do not have access to a computer or are unable to apply on line, please call the department's human resources office at 206-477-0380.RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Applicants who are found to meet the minimum qualifications will be further reviewed for competitive quality. Those applicants who possess the most competitive background in directly related experience, knowledge, and training may be contacted for an interview. Job-related reference checks will be conducted prior to any offer of employment to the preferred candidate.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The selected candidate will be required to complete a Board of Ethics' Statement of Financial and Other Interests form.CONTACT INFORMATION: Please direct questions about this recruitment to Madeline Canning-Kaplan, Sr. Human Resource Analyst at firstname.lastname@example.org.