This position is open until filled; first consideration will be given to those completed application packets that are received by 10/27/2020.
The Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) is currently seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Project/Program Manager IV – Public Records/Emergency Preparedness. In this role, you will have the opportunity provide leadership, oversight and accountability for the Department regarding public records management and disclosure and emergency planning and preparedness.
You will serve both as the Agency Records Officer, overseeing the department’s records and information management program, ensuring compliance with state records management laws and adherence to King County policies and procedures. In addition, you will be the department’s Senior Public Records Officer, serving as the point of contact for all public record requests, coordinating and tracking responses to requests, and ensuring timely and legally compliant production of public records in response to request received. This position is also responsible for coordinating e-discovery and discovery processes for litigation for the department, including tracking and administering legal holds.
You will provide department leadership on coordinating with divisions to ensure readiness for all hazards and emergencies, and representing the department on King County’s Emergency Management Coordination Council (a countywide planning committee) and in other emergency management planning and preparedness workgroups, teams, trainings and exercises. You will develop standards; and work with division emergency preparedness staff to deliver annual departmental Continuity of Operations Plan readiness planning exercises or trainings annually. You also serve as the initial point of contact and often the first in the rotation of representatives to the King County Emergency Operations Center during emergency activations.
You will demonstrate interpersonal savvy, composure, and ability to learn on the job in a fast-paced environment that requires frequent re-prioritization of work. You will be successful in this work by operating with integrity, trustworthiness, and demonstrating a commitment to King County's equity and social justice principles, which includes an emphasis on race.
About the Department of Natural Resources and Parks:
The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) works in support of sustainable and livable communities and a clean and healthy natural environment. Our mission is to foster environmental stewardship and strengthen communities by providing regional parks, protecting the region's water, air, land and natural habitats, and reducing, safely disposing of and creating resources from wastewater and solid waste.
DNRP accomplishes its work through the Director's Office and its four divisions: Parks and Recreation, Solid Waste, Wastewater Treatment, and Water and Land Resources. The Department also provides leadership for the County's energy conservation, climate change, and clean water/healthy habitat initiatives in coordination with other departments and the Executive's Office.
Who May Apply: This position is open to all qualified candidates.
Required Materials: Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must submit an online King County application and respond to the supplemental questions.
Work Location: This position will work remotely. There will be an expectation to travel to various worksites throughout King County as needed for the work.
Work Schedule: This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not eligible for overtime. The workweek is typically Monday - Friday . Activation of the Emergency Operations Center may require considerable hours outside of the core business hours.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
Our ideal candidate will have the following competencies:
Selection Process: Application materials will be screened for clarity, completeness including online application, cover letter and resume, and responsiveness to the list of qualifications, skills, and abilities. The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate in one or more panel interviews.
Union Membership: This position is not represented by a union.
Contact Information: For any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Shawna Ousse at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 263-3536.
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