Friday, April 11, 2014

Police Services Specialist

Position Title:
Police Services Specialist

Employer:
CITY OF AUBURN

Location:
Auburn, WA

Closing Date:
04/17/14 11:59 PM

Status:
Full Time

Salary:
$19.72 - $24.84 Hourly

How to Apply:
25 WEST MAIN STREET
AUBURN, WA 98001
HUMAN RESOURCES: 253-931-3040
JOBLINE: 253-931-3077

TTY: 253-288-3139

Position Information:
*Performs office procedures including filing, composing and keyboarding
data entry of police reports, and performing record checks.
*Responds to in-person counter inquiries and answers multi-line telephone
system; provides general information or refers to appropriate individual.
May deal with irate, intoxicated and/or combative citizens.
*Operates a variety of office machinery and equipment including multi-line
telephone system, police radio console, Teletype machine, computer
terminal and other keyboard machines, typewriter, calculator, copier,
shredder, transcribing machine, and voice log-in machine.
*Accepts and handles evidence and found property.
*Assists in providing care and custody of prisoners and conducts physical
personal searches.
*Monitors closed-circuit television system for rear entry to the Police
Station. Monitors and maintains security measures when necessary.
Tallies traffic and criminal citations and records for department use;
prepares cases for court docket.

*Maintains communication with officers in the field, providing information

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Rose of Lima House (CCS)- Women's Advocate

 Catholic Community Services
Title: Women’s Advocate

Date Open: 4.9.14
Date Closed: Until filled
Department: Noel House

Reports to: Program Supervisor
Status: Part Time, 36hrs/week
Thu-Sat with dispatch on Wed (Swing)
FLSA: Non exempt
Starting Salary/Hourly Rate:
$14.60/hr



Program Description:



Rose of Lima House is a permanent housing program for 50 chronically homeless women, many of whom suffer from chronic and acute mental illness, addiction issues, and/or trauma. Rose House is located at Bakhita Gardens, a building that also houses Noel House Programs, which provides shelter and related services for homeless women in several locations. Bakhita Gardens serves women of all ages (over 18 years) and ethnic backgrounds.

Position Description:



Women’s Advocates are responsible for managing the front desk and lobby of Bakhita Gardens, providing direct service to the women, and fostering a team environment among staff and volunteers.
Essential Functions:

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.     Direct service to previously homeless women
a.     Provide crisis intervention and advocacy to women in a harm reduction program
b.    Coordinate with other social service agency workers (case managers, social workers, medical professionals) to provide for clients’ immediate needs.
c.     Model interpersonal and living skills for clients
d.    Explain and enforce building and program rules
e.     Maintain and safe and comfortable environment, including light janitorial duties, when necessary.
f.     Work as a team with other colleagues on shift and be able to work independently without direct supervision
g.    Review and record in log book to ensure program consistency
h.     Engage outside professionals (Mental Health Professionals, Medics, Police) when appropriate.

2.     Concierge duties:
a.     Manage front desk and building security, including welcoming clients, visitors and donors, monitoring security cameras and lobby, enforcing building and program rules belongings.
b.    Answer phones and provide information to callers about, Rose of Lima House, Noel House Programs and local resources
c.     Maintain organization of the lobby, TV room and computer lab

3.     Administrative responsibilities including but not limited to:
a.     Data entry

4.     Supervision of Volunteers:
        a.   Supervise volunteers on shift  
           
5.     Coordinate with Noel House Staff and Program Volunteers
a.       Coordinate closely with Noel House Advocates and other staff to ensure security of building and to build cooperative relationship between the two programs co-located in Bakhita Gardens.
b.    Work collaboratively with volunteers and assist them to resolve difficult situations with residents.

6.     Administrative and General Responsibilities
a.     Attend staff meetings, workshops, retreats, and in-service classes as provided.
b.    Maintain accurate record of hours worked and turn in timesheets on schedule.
c.     Contribute to and support a positive, team-oriented work environment; participate with other staff members in group decision-making process. 
d.    Maintain cleanliness and order at concierge station.
e.     Inform supervisors of facilities and client-related issues.
f.      Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:





 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1.     Social service experience (minimum of six months).
2.     Experience working with or knowledge of women’s issues, homelessness, mental illness, and addictions.
3.     Knowledge and experience with crisis intervention.
4.     Must have a reliable phone or voice mail service.
5.     Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
6.      Willingness to learn and work within an environment.
7.     Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
8.     Criminal history background checks are required prior to employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1.     College level classes toward degree in Social Service.
2.     Previous work experience in a women-focused social service program.
             
Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Send application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
100 – 23rd Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144-2302
Email: Jobs-AHA@ccsww.org
Fax: 206 328 5053
Please visit our website: www.ccsww.org


Michael's Place (CCS)- Veteran's Advocate


Catholic Community Services
Title: Veterans’ Advocate

Date Open: 4.9.14
Date Closed: Until filled
Department: Michael’s Place

Reports to: Program Manager
Status: Full time 37.5/week
FLSA: Non exempt
Starting Salary/Hourly Rate: $14.57/hr. DOE



Program Description:



Michael’s Place provides transitional housing to 18 homeless male veterans.  The focus of the program is to assist veterans in finding a permanent place to call home.  The program is funded through a Grant Per Diem contract with the Veterans Administration. 

Position Description:



The Veterans’ Advocate ensures the smooth operations of the house, provides staff coverage, assists with unit turnovers, coordinates supplies, and works with volunteers.
Essential Functions:

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
Coordinate on-going operations of Michael’s Place, including chores, yard care, scheduling and safety procedures:
1.       Complete tracking data (bed nights and bus tickets) by monthly deadline.
2.       Maintain an inventory of janitorial and maintenance supplies.  Communicate need supplies to the case manager.
3.       Collect program fees and make monthly deposit in a timely manner and forward documentation to Program Manager.
4.       Conduct weekly inspections of property and arrange needed maintenance
      and repairs.
5.       Conduct monthly bed bug inspections and document results.
6.       Attend weekly staff meeting.

Participation with volunteer efforts of individuals and groups:
1.       Contact volunteers regarding schedules, when requested.
2.       Oversee specific volunteer projects as needed.
3.       Sort and organize donations
4.       Solicit donations from the community

Supervise resident activities at the house:
1.       Model appropriate life skills.
2.       Provide crisis intervention and conflict mediation.
3.       Maintain resident files and daily log.
4.       Complete documentation on each resident at a minimum of once per week per resident.
5.       Provide case work assistance to residents in coordination with Case Manager.
6.       Assist residents with completing or getting copies of documents, including but not limited to: credit reports, birth certificates, social security cards, and applications for school, employment and housing.
7.       Monitor residents’ activities during on-duty hours.
8.       Provide advocacy for residents as assigned.
9.       Provide transportation and accompany residents as needed.
10.   Conduct room checks as needed.
11.   Enforce policies and procedures, adhering to program and CCS guidelines.
12.   Maintain cleanliness and order in all areas.
13.   Prepare vacant bedrooms for new tenants.
14.   Assist with office support services.
15.   Ensure completion of daily chores and weekly deep-clean chores.  Provide instruction to residents when necessary.
16.   Administer drug screenings on resident per program guidelines.
17.   Issue and enforce consequences when necessary for noncompliant residents.
18.   Attend weekly staff meeting.

Promote CCS Mission Statement and Michael’s Place in the community:
1.       Work to foster an attitude of support and safety for residents by communicating and enforcing program procedures and policies.
2.       Attend trainings as needed, including agency staff meetings and liaison with other program team members.
3.       Welcome visitors from the community, including service providers and funders.
4.       Treat all clients in a culturally sensitive manner, assuring the CCS’ commitment to cultural diversity and inclusivity is met.
5.       Ensure that all required CCS trainings are completed in accordance with CCS policy.
6.       Other duties and/or special projects as assigned.

 

JOB CONDITIONS:

This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material.  Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, bedbugs, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance, building temperature fluctuations, dust, noise, and odors.  Working conditions include interruptions, crisis response, and regular interactions with individuals who are dealing with issues of chemical dependency and/or mental illness, or are experiencing anger or frustration.

Job Requirements:





MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1.       One year direct experience with homeless and/or at risk populations.
2.       Valid WA State Divers License and ability to qualify as a driver under the agency’s policies.
3.       Experience with the U. S. Armed Forces.
4.       Willingness and ability to make sound judgment without on-site supervision.
5.     Ability to calculate mix ratios for cleaning chemicals.
  1. Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  2. Willingness to learn and work within an environment.
  3. Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
  4. Criminal history background checks are required prior to employment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1.       BA/BSW
2.       Bilingual


Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Send application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
100 – 23rd Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144-2302
Email: Jobs-KC@ccsww.org
Fax: 206 328 5053
Please visit our website: www.ccsww.org


Catholic Community Services- Resident Manager (Village Spirit Center)


 Catholic Community Services
Title: Resident Manger
Date Open: 4.9.14
Date Closed: Until filled
Department: Monica’s Village Place 1

Reports to: Housing Program Director
Status: Full time 37.5/week
FLSA: Non exempt
Starting Salary/Hourly Rate: $12/hr.+ a 2 bedroom town home apartment on site



Program Description:


The Village Spirit Center for Community Change and Healing is a housing, services, and community economic development initiative focused on the Black community in Western Washington. Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services have implemented initiatives that focus on what we call “Communities of Concern.”  They are the poor and low-wage earners in the Black, urban Native American and Latino/Chicano communities. These segments of our society have suffered greatly from years of marginalization and being excluded in large part from the economic opportunities of this nation and; thereby, unable to break the debilitating cycle of poverty that ensnares them.

Position Description:


This will require that the individual live on-site within a 51-unit low-income housing community, and will be responsible for the following: facility oversight, including responding to security concerns of building residents and the community; and resident involvement/retention activities.  The position requires on-call duties for after hour emergency responses.
Essential Functions:

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Facility Oversight:
1.     Alert Management to maintenance and non-maintenance areas of concern and/or tenant lease violations.
2.     Be willing and able to be on-call after hours/weekends for emergency security/building related calls – including lock-outs.
3.     Become familiar with landlord/tenant law and the actions that are permissible for landlords.
4.     Provide passive security, including monitoring security cameras, entry systems, and entry locations while working at the property.  
5.     Walk entire property twice daily, assuring that doors are closed/locked, and that trip hazards, illegal dumping, graffiti, illegally parked vehicles and other problems are noted and addressed promptly.  Also ensure no litter accumulation in or outside the property.
6.     Be available via phone and be able to respond quickly to emergency calls.  Take rapid action(s) to solve urgent problems, preventing further damage or harm to building and/or tenant.
7.     Meet vendors at property for scheduled and emergency maintenance duties.
8.     Educate tenants as to the correct use of apartment features.  Communicate with tenants and staff for the purpose of understanding their concerns about the maintenance of their apartments and the building as a whole.  
9.     Perform common area janitorial duties in emergencies and as needed on days when janitorial staff are not present.

Resident Relations/Leasing Assistance:
1.     Maintain regular, scheduled office hours; check e-mail minimum of two times each day.  Answer calls and forward rental applications to Business Manager.
2.     As requested, collect rents and deposits; issue receipts to tenants.
3.     Prepare deposits and take them to the bank, in absence of the Business Manager.
4.     As directed by supervisor, manage waitlist and vacancy report, show vacant units and hand out preliminary paperwork to applicants.
5.     Collect signatures and other paperwork from tenants for re-certifications and lease ups. .
6.     Produce resident newsletter in conjunction with supervisor.
7.     Oversee use of on-site computer lab and on-site resident activities.
8.     Schedule community room for resident, community, and staff events; ensure room is clean and ready for all events.
9.     Issue legal notices to residents, including notices of inspection, lease violations and failure to pay rent.
10.  Learn and use property management software and other computer programs, including email, MS Outlook, Excel and Word.
11.  Meet with residents to discuss House Rules and any violations or problems.  Be able to work with residents, communicate effectively, to ensure understanding of the mission of the property and CHS, and ensure the Rules and Regulations and the Lease requirements are understood and followed while maintaining professional ethics as described within CHS Policies and Procedures.
12.  Work closely with staff in a team environment.

General Responsibilities:
1.      Observe/follow guidelines on confidentiality rights of residents and respect their privacy.
2.      Maintain accurate record of hours worked and turn in timesheets on schedule.
3.      Attend trainings required of employees and staff meetings as scheduled. As needed, attend external trainings.
4.      Maintain cooperative relationships with residents, staff and businesses in surrounding neighborhood.
5.      Contribute to the mission of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
6.      Support a positive, team-oriented work environment.
7.      Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
                                                                                                                          
JOB CONDITIONS:
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material.  Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance, building temperature fluctuations, dust, noise, and odors. 

Job Requirements:




 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1.     Experience working independently, prioritizing work tasks, and following through to the completion of the task.
2.     Ability to interact effectively and cooperatively with building residents, surrounding neighborhood and community groups.
3.     Experience with crisis intervention and ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
4.     Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written English.
5.     Ability to contribute to an environment that honors and supports diversity, and a commitment to treating others with dignity and respect.
6.     Experience utilizing computers including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
7.     Understanding of Landlord Tenant Laws.
8.     Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
9.     Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes Teamwork.
10.  Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
11.  Criminal History Background Checks are required prior to employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1.     Experience working with a diverse population in a residential environment.
2.     Experience in customer relations.
3.     Experience in real estate or property management.



Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Send application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
100 – 23rd Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144-2302
Email: Jobs-AHA@ccsww.org
Fax: 206 328 5053
Please visit our website: www.ccsww.org