Salary $42.75 - $54.19 an hour job type full-time
Full job description
Public health | seattle & king county (phskc) is seeking a youth marijuana prevention & education program (ympep) project program manager iii to join our team!
This recruitment will remain open until filledThe first review of applications will take place on january 26, 2022.
The ympep project manager (ppm iii) position will support the combined tobacco and youth marijuana prevention program by leading planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the regional ympep workplan; developing and monitoring the program budget; negotiating and managing contracts with other jurisdictions and community partners; planning, convening and staffing work groups; conducting on-going assessment of the program; drafting written reports and/or other materials; and ensuring compliance with the department of health (doh) contractThe position is also responsible for subject matter expert duties for marijuana-related policy and legislation, including providing analysis and recommendations for policy.
Public health | seattle & king county (phskc) is the metropolitan health department serving all of king countyThe mission of phskc is to eliminate health inequities and maximize opportunities for every person to achieve optimal health.
About the unit:
The mission of the chronic disease and injury prevention (cdip) unit is to prevent and control chronic diseases and injuries in collaboration with community partners and other public health programsWe are seeking individuals who are committed to health equityCompetitive candidates will have demonstrated proficiency in advanced project management and process improvement including visual management tools, understanding of public health practice, effective and respectful stakeholder engagement skills, strong communication skills, and building collaborative relationships across organizations and sectors.
Commitment to equity and social justice:
As the only jurisdiction in the world named after drMartin luther king, jr., one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation`s history, king county is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the worldIt is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the traditions of many cultures.
We have a deep commitment to equity and social justice and advancing practices, strategies, and policies that promote fairness, justice, and opportunity for all – in our workplaces and our communitiesWith this commitment, king county has adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance regional change and ensure that residents from vulnerable communities are incorporated into our emergency planning and public outreach efforts.
Applicants should be committed to working with diverse populations throughout king county to provide excellent customer service to a broad range of cultures, in accordance with the king county equity and social justice ordinance and the king county strategic plan.
Who may apply:
This full-time position is open to all qualified applicants.
This position works monday - friday; 8:00 a.mTo 5:00 p.m.
The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as neededEmployees will have access to shared workspaces at various king county facilitiesEmployees must reside in washington state and within a reasonable distance to their king county worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.
Employees will be provided with a county issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hoursPlease note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situationsKing county is doing its part to reduce the spread of covid-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.
King county has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotelyThe individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department`s hybrid environment.
Serve as project manager and provide leadership for complex, technically challenging, planning projects; develop, implement, and track work plans to achieve section and/or grant-funded goals; make and/or modify recommendations for changing scope of work; ensure that deliverables and services meet deadlines.
Develop and monitor a program budgetPropose budget revisions.
Complete grant-required reporting.
Conduct workgroup meetings.
Convene and/or participate in planning and stakeholder engagement activities.
Participate in internal planning meetings with phskc staff and other county departments.
Manage student interns.
Serve as the department`s technical expert on marijuana policy issues impacting public health.
Conduct research on assigned topics, including synthesizing literature and to inform policy and program options and grant proposals.
Create an environment that fosters open communication, team work, commitment to quality service; fostering a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
Establish and maintain relationships with partners in key community agencies, to elicit ideas and information and promote goals and objectives.
Prepare reports for a variety of audiences.
Grants & contracts:
Co-develop and monitor a budget component for segments of a project or program.
Write rfp documents, including guidelines, application forms and rating tools, and implement rfp processes.
Manage complex contracts and/or grants independently.
Provide technical assistance to contracting agencies and prospective contracting agencies on project implementation and meeting contractual responsibilities.
Experience, qualifications, knowledge, skills
Bachelor`s degree and minimum three years of experience in project planning and management or any combination of education and experience that clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the job duties of the position.
Demonstrated knowledge of public health practice and principles and the determinants of population health.
Demonstrated experience with project management approaches, visual management tools, and all phases of the project lifecycle.
Demonstrated proficiency in process improvement.
Demonstrated experience establishing inter-jurisdictional contracts.
Demonstrated skill in managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
Demonstrated ability to: oversee, write, and produce reports in multiple formats for multiple audiences.
Strong analytic, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of individuals, including community members, elected officials, and representatives of agencies/organizations; convene and/or collaborate in community coalitions and partnerships.
Experience leading planning processes that bring together constituencies representing diverse interests.
Willingness and ability to work with diverse communities including people from a variety of racial, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively, independently and as a team member to coordinate accomplishment of objectives and tasks.
Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under deadlines and organize and prioritize work quickly in response to changing needs.
Valid washington state driver`s license and the ability to travel throughout the county in a timely manner.
Master`s degree in a social or health science, e.gPublic health, anthropology, sociology, psychology or a closely related public health field
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 excellenceAre 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 thriveWe value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforceTo reach this goal we are committed to workforce equityEquitable 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 stewardsWe 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.
Covid-19 vaccination requirement:
King county executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against covid-19If you are the successful candidate for the position you applied for, the county will send you a conditional offer letter.
As a condition of employment, prior to a final offer of employment, you will be required to:
Submit proof of vaccination, or
Have an approved request for medical or religious exemption and an approved accommodationPhilosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
People are considered fully vaccinated against covid-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccination approved by the center for disease control and prevention (cdc).
The executive branch includes employees in the executive branch, the assessor`s office, elections, the king county sheriff`s office, and the executive office.
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 classOur 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 carefullyIf 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.
Applications will be reviewed after the job posting closesThe following items are required to be considered for this vacancy:
Neogov/government jobs on-line or paper application
Supplemental questionnaire responses
Please do not use `see resume` in your application or answers to supplemental questions as these will be considered incomplete.
Please do not copy and paste your entire resume, or copy and paste your entire job history, as your answers to the supplemental questions as these will be considered incomplete.
You may attach multiple documents if you wish:
Copy and paste one or more documents into the text resume section of the application.
Attach multiple documents/files in the resume attachment section.
Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the standard information in the applicationProviding information only in a resume will not be considered a complete application.
Your application materials must validate your answers to the supplemental questionsIf your answers cannot be validated, you will not proceed to the next steps of the process.
The selected candidate will be required to pass a thorough background investigationIn the event the job classification requires an exam; an offer of employment will be contingent on passing a pre-employment physical exam and must maintain security clearance.
This selection process may include but is not limited to: evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, testing and interviewingFor more information on our selection process, please refer to http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs/applying.aspx
Public health relies on office automation (microsoft office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.
Employees are required to adhere to osha/wisha guidelines including but not limited to completing their mandatory trainings on time and obtaining required immunizations.
Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all public health positions.
Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in state and federal law.
Staff may be required to play an active role in the event of a public health emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours.
If you need a disability accommodation in the application or testing process, please call the contact number listed on the job announcement.
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