This recruitment is open continuous; first consideration will be provided to those who apply before March 4, 2021.
We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic hands-on Rail Building Operating Engineers (BOE) in the Rail Division of King County Metro Transit. Building Operating Engineers perform skilled day-to-day operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of facility heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and related building systems for Metro Rail facilities while providing the opportunity to be exposed to a diverse set of operating systems and technology. Selected candidates will be assigned work on a range of facilities located throughout King County and learn various systems.
This recruitment will be used to fill immediate career service (CS) positions and may be used to create an eligibility list for future CS, TLT and SDA positions that may occur. Eligibility lists are valid for twelve months, or until exhausted, at the discretion of the hiring authority.
Who May Apply
This career service position is open to the general public. Additional consideration will be given to King County career service employees. This recruitment may be used to establish an eligibility list to fill future career service/and or temporary vacancies that may occur over the next twelve months.
Forms and Materials Required
An online employment application, completed at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs, with employment history going back at least ten years where possible(or more to include all relevant experience), including answers to the supplemental questions. Please see application instructions at the end of this posting for more details.
About King County
As the only county in the United States named after Martin Luther King Jr, one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nations' history, King County is a vibrant community with residents who 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 are 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.
King County Metro Transit is a regional leader in helping people move quickly throughout the region, reducing commuter stress, greening the environment and radically improving urban air quality, by providing comfortable, effective transit services for the thousands of commuters and other residents of King County, Washington. Working for Metro means working for a leader in this nation's public transportation industry.
King County provides our employees with a free transportation pass (good on most transit systems throughout the Puget Sound region). We offer a benefits package that includes competitive medical, dental and vision benefits for the whole family and competitive vacation, sick, and holiday, are provided, as well as the option of participating in the County's deferred compensation plan (a 457 plan). For more details, please see the Benefits tab on this posting.
Selected candidate will report to Rail Operations & Maintenance Facility and assigned to work at multiple locations throughout King County.
Career Service employee work schedules and locations are based on a seniority "pick" system, which occurs twice a year. Employees must be able and willing to work any shift, including any combination of days off, at any location. Positions to be filled by this recruitment are non-exempt and therefore eligible for overtime pay.
For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact:
Sr. Human Resource Analyst
Applying equity and social justice principles is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all King County employees. In this role you will apply equity and social justice principles that exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices to all aspects of the work. Job duties include but are not limited to:
Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.
Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.
Guided by our "True North", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.
King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact your recruiter listed on this job announcement.
King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
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