EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Executive Director
Port of Coupeville

 

The Port of Coupeville is seeking a talented and inspiring executive director to lead a transforming organization in one of the Pacific Northwest’s most beautiful and visited destination islands.

Job posting closes March 31, 2017.

For the executive director job description and application package, please visit http://www.portofcoupeville.org/employment-opportunities.html.

 

Executive Director
Port of Friday Harbor

The Port of Friday Harbor is seeking an energetic and inspiring leader to guide the efforts of one of the nation’s premier visitor destination ports.

Job posting closes March 31, 2017.

For the complete executive director job description and application instructions, please visit www.portfridayharbor.org.

 

 

Sr. Manager Communications – Aviation Marketing
Port of Seattle

For full job description and to apply please visit: www.portseattle.org/jobs

This posting will close at 8:00pm PST on 02-16-2017

PURPOSE:
To meet the current and emerging needs of the Port of Seattle’s Aviation Division with cohesive marketing campaigns and products for multiple airport-related projects and programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed.  Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide comprehensive leadership and marketing communications coordination with the Aviation division leaders who are responsible for multiple initiatives (e.g. airport wayfinding, Airport Dining and Retail advertising, customer service enhancements, construction wayfinding, construction barricade images, paid advertising, airport signage, operations messaging, etc.) to ensure a cohesive and effective approach to reach and inform people within Sea-Tac Airport.
  • Work closely with the Port’s Strategic Communications Sr. Manager to ensure one-port alignment with major communications projects including the Port’s upcoming web site upgrade, improved visual storytelling capabilities and the ongoing utilization of emerging communications platforms.
  • Provide communications leadership coordination (non-media) in the development of external messages and materials to support major programs/projects including the Sustainable Aviation Master Plan (SAMP), the Flight Corridor Safety Program and comprehensive overviews of major construction projects.
  • Develop a comprehensive program to strategically employ various airport capabilities (e.g. airport advertising (paid and unpaid), special displays and other visual opportunities) that enables POS to work with stakeholders (e.g. neighboring communities, tourism entities) to build awareness and bolster related economic development throughout our state.
  • Provide marketing communications leadership, in coordination with Aviation Customer Service, in an update of the Port’s brand promise and ensuring one-port alignment.
  • Collaborate with ports Aviation sales executives to partner with existing efforts and develop new initiatives that better convey Seattle’s pre-eminence as a global city.  Reinforce the attributes Sea-Tac and the Puget Sound area possesses to best meet the needs of airlines seeking to expand international air services.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge in creating, refreshing and sustaining brand awareness through a variety of marketing strategies that can support a primary facility (Sea-Tac Airport) while maintaining alignment with an umbrella (Port of Seattle) identity.  Knowledge of media awareness since the work will occur in highly visible locations and with high-profile public projects. Knowledge to develop and execute “campaigns” that convey key messages and images to the general public through multi-modal communications projects. Knowledge in developing collaterals such as banners, special displays, graphics, wayfinding, the use of taglines/slogans, electronic images, etc.  Knowledge to incorporate visual communications in unusual locations (e.g. constrained spaces such as escalators, construction zones, and parking garages).

Skills to provide leadership to directors who lead various initiatives/functions to build a cohesive communications strategy. The skills to develop three-six month plans based on the communications plan and objectives; secure internal support for those plans and regularly report to peers and leadership.

Ability to multi-task and advance immediate, unanticipated, medium and long-term projects in a concurrent manner and on deadline. Ability to work in and lead within a team structure and to value the skills and perspective offered by others.  Ability to offer constructive feedback as well as receiving/incorporating feedback.  Ability to convey the competitive advantages and beneficial attributes of Sea-Tac Airport and the strategic understanding to target the messages to key audiences.  The ability to serve the unique needs of a public entity and in support of public facilities. The able to write in a clear, persuasive and adaptable manner and provide significant guidance to others who are producing signs and other materials. The ability to develop a specific creative strategy or outlook and help others understand what work is required to support it.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Combination of education and experience demonstrative knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Marketing or a related field; and
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in managing complex communication marketing campaigns.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree; and
  • Fifteen (15) years of experience in supervising production of marketing publications, brand deployment and advertising.
  • Aviation or transportation related industry experience preferred.

The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 


Airport Duty Manager – Airfield Operations

Port of Seattle

Req ID: 740BR
Close date: 02/16/2017

To apply please visit: www.portseattle.org/jobs

PURPOSE:

Oversee the day-to-day operation of the airport, including the airfield, terminal, and landside. Ensure that the airport operates safely, efficiently, and in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. Serve as the primary point of contact for information regarding safety, security, compliance, construction, airlines, passengers, tenants, and airport neighbors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed.  Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 Represent the Port of Seattle in matters involving airport operations; work within the National Incident Management System (NIMS), and provide leadership in Incident Command (IC) and Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) when required. Proficiency in FAR 139 and maintain 139.303 qualifications and requirements; including the self-inspection program and monitoring items of non-compliance through to resolution, to include wildlife hazard mitigation, winter operations, and airfield safety.

Lead, direct, and support employees during shifts when supervisors or managers are not present in order to make high-level decisions based on sound judgment and critical thinking. Ensure safety, security and continuity in the operations of the airport. Provide exemplary customer service and lead by example. Participate on special project or program committees; such as weather, safety team, queue management, budget, emergency management, and environmental coordination. Inspect the terminal areas for safe movement and monitor security checkpoints and international arrivals for procedural passenger efficiency. Inspect airfield and bagwell area for discrepancies, safety issues and make the appropriate corrections to conditions. Enforce violations of Port of Seattle Rules and Regulations. Apprise senior management of situations and conditions impacting the normal operations of the airport. Serve as a first responder, as directed, in the Airport Emergency Plan (AEP) and within NIMS (i.e. until IC/ECC is established). Participate on the Operations snow team and be on-call during airport emergencies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Broad-based knowledge of airport and airline operations and safety management system, theory, systems, and design. Thorough knowledge of 14 CFR parts 77 and 139, associated Advisory Circulars, 49 CFR 1500 series, the Airport Certification Manual, Title 49 part 1542, and NIMS. The ability to interpret technical journals and read construction drawings. Knowledge and understanding of all subsections of FAR 139 including surface movement guidance and control systems, wildlife management, emergency planning, snow removal, and foreign object debris . Familiarity with various government agencies, including the FAA, Customs and Border Protection, and the Transportation Security Administration. The ability to understand, interpret, and apply the terms of collective bargaining agreements.

Proven leadership and teamwork skills. Well developed, effective communication and customer service skills; demonstrated interpersonal and problem solving skills, including the ability to resolve both technical and personnel issues. The ability to effectively communicate using appropriate radio protocol. Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability, as well as the ability to function in a highly visible role and assume management control and respond appropriately to airport incidents. Mathematical ability sufficient to perform computations related to weather, space allocation, surface conditions, and Part 77. Proficiency with MS Office products.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Combination of education and experience demonstrative knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an aviation or related field;
  • Three (3) years of work experience in public, private, or military airport/flight operations; and
  • The ability to complete the American Association of Airport Executive (AAAE) Certified Member (CM) program within two years of hire date.
  • Ability to obtain a Concealed Pistol License within 60 days from the date of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience as a pilot or crew member; and/or
  • Experience in an airfield, terminal, or landside environment or as an airline manager, airline dispatcher, air traffic controller or similar position;
  • Supervision of personnel to include labor unions; AAAE’s Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) designation.

 The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Senior Accountant
Port of Seattle

For full job description and to apply please visit: www.portseattle.org/jobs

PURPOSE:
Provide high-level complex accounting technical and system support to ensure the financial integrity of information posted to the General Ledger and/or other accounting systems within Accounting & Financial Reporting (AFR).  Perform research, analysis, risk mitigation and reconciliations of accounts ensuring the accurate application of Port policies and procedures, GAAP, regulations and laws.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed.  Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Comprehend and apply broad and complex accounting standards and concepts to assigned area(s) of responsibility.  Identify and mitigate operational, accounting, financial reporting and control risks.

Assess completeness of Revenue recognition.

Review lease agreements, and setup revenue recognition processes for complex Lease agreements, with multiple provisions.

Perform backup for Billing Manager on operations, and review the work of Billing Team as assigned by the Billing Manager.

Provide year-end Signatory Lease and Operating Agreement (SLOA) reconciliation, true-up entries, and monthly SLOA accrual entries, previously reviewed by Billing Manager or Assistant Director.

Prepare or review year-end audit schedules for Billing Manager or Assistant Director to review, and answer any questions from the auditors and/or Manager.

Serve as backup of approving Billing and AR journals when Billing Manager or AR Manager is not available.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Proficiency with computer-based applications including lease billing-related systems such as Microsoft Office and PeopleSoft.   Must have advanced knowledge of accounting, a solid foundation and understanding of basic accounting principles and an understanding of PeopleSoft Financials.

Detail-oriented, highly analytical with ability to pinpoint discrepancies immediately.  Excellent time management, organizational, problem-solving, and forward-planning skills.  Self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to multi-task and possess a sense of urgency in getting the job done without sacrificing quality while meeting deadlines.  Must always maintain a high level of confidentiality with a high degree of professionalism.  Commitment to deliver excellent customer service in providing support to internal and external clients. Ability to prioritize the tasks of other team members. Ability to think conceptually and present multiple viable solutions to management.  Ability to understand the big picture and cross-functional accounting impacts.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Combination of education and experience demonstrative knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, with an emphasis in Accounting;
  • CPA license;
  • Six (6) years of progressive experience working in a general accounting environment;
  • Six (6) years of experience working with complex financial software;
  • Three (3) years of experience working in an accounting function within the specialized area of responsibility; and
  • One (1) year of experience in a lead or supervisory role.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in accountancy, Business Administration;
  • Three (3) years of experience with People Soft and/or other revenue systems;
  • Three (3) years of experience with revenue recognition/administration.

The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

This posting will close at 8:00pm PST on 02-13-2017

 


Contract Administrator – Construction

Port of Seattle

For full job description and to apply please visit: www.portseattle.org/jobs

PURPOSE:
Responsible for the procurement of public works contracts, including participation in review of change orders and managing close out process.

Essential Functions:
This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY. Essential Functional areas may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Process Execution: Manage execution of procurement process including (a) development of complex bid documents, drafting supplemental bidder responsibility criteria, supplemental contract provisions, and federal requirements, and (b) manage evaluation and selection decision.  Responsible for contract administration duties including compliance with public works laws and grant requirements, retainage, bonding and closing contracts.  Participate in change order review process including review of change orders for entitlement and quantum.
  • Process Improvement:  Innovation driver advances a continuous improvement culture, developing data driven process improvements, integrating key metrics and measurement, and sustaining change.
  • Research & Risk Management: Independent research of construction contracting practices including: development of appropriate procurement documents; understanding risks associated with construction contracting, and how to deploy variety of tools to mitigate and manage those risks.
  • Strategy, Planning & Management: Advises on procurement and public works requirements and strategies to deliver critical projects. Work with Port stakeholders and construction community to promote environmental stewardship and small business utilization.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY. Knowledge, skills, & ability areas may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Skills/Abilities

  • Communication skills (written, verbal): Ability to communicate formally and informally with Port stakeholders and Construction Community.  Be persuasive and influence internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analytical capabilities & agile learner: Ability to gather, analyze, and synthesize complex data to inform procurement strategy, negotiations, contract management, and process improvement.
  • Cultivates relationships – team playerProblem solver; knows when to seek direction from manager and keeps manager informed.  Understands challenges and constraints facing management and coworkers.  Actively engaged with team and customers, supportive and seeks out additional work.
  • Risk management: Ability to assess risk and create risk mitigation strategies for procurements, contract management, supplier development, process improvements, and team development.
  • Customer service: Strong customer service mindset.  Meets procurement delivery schedules with high quality documents and processes.
  • Integrity & acts ethically: Understands and embraces responsibilities of public service, is fair and avoids preferential treatment or even perception of preferential treatment.

Knowledge

  • Contract formation and management:  Experience or knowledge of procurement and administration of construction contracts.
  • Public procurement: Knowledge and experience with public procurement and associated federal, state, and local laws and policies.
  • Negotiations.  Experience developing and executing a negotiation strategy.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field; and
  • Three (3) years of experience in construction or related engineering field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with procurement in a public/private agency; and/or,
  • Knowledge and experience with design-bid-build and alternative contracting methods.

The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

This posting will close at 8:00pm PST on 02-13-2017




Harbor Maintenance Worker III

Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District
Port of Humboldt Bay/Woodley Island Marina
Eureka, CA

Click here to view job posting.  Closes January 19, 2017.

 

Administrative Assistant
Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District
Port of Humboldt Bay/Woodley Island Marina
Eureka, CA

Click here to view job posting.  Position open until filled.

 

Harbor Maintenance Worker I
Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District
Port of Humboldt Bay/Woodley Island Marina
Eureka, CA

Click here to view job posting.  Position open until filled.

 


Director of Operations
Port of Newport, Oregon

Job closes March 3, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Link to Port of Newport job announcement page:  http://portofnewport.com/job-announcements.php

 

 

 


Director, Engineering

Port of Tacoma

Compensation: Starting salary range is: $9,752/mo -$12,677/mo, DOQ

JOB SUMMARY
The Director, Engineering is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Port of Tacoma’s Engineering Department, including the design and construction of new and modified facilities, review of major tenant improvements, implementation of required surveys, and inspection of ongoing and completed projects. The Director is responsible for investigating, estimating, planning and scheduling labor and materials for all capital projects and small works maintenance contracts in conformance with established policies, procedures, regulations and Port objectives. Additionally, the Director manages formulation, adoption, and implementation of engineering policies, procedures, programs, and measures for the Engineering Department. The Director maintains relations with consulting engineers, contractors and other organization and negotiates critical and controversial issues with the same.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Minimum education required is as follows: a four-year college degree, with emphasis in civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering, or architecture. Additional graduate level courses in engineering are highly desirable. Previous job experience required should include a minimum of 10 (ten) years of experience in project engineering as applied to the design and construction of Port or related large capital projects. Previous management and supervisory experience is required. Construction experience is highly desirable. A licensed professional engineer certification is required.

The Northwest Seaport Alliance & the Port of Tacoma offer a superior benefits package including health, dental, vision, state retirement, vacation, sick leave and other excellent benefits.

Application:  Visit https://careers.portoftacoma.com to apply online. Posting open until filled. Inquiries may be directed to hr@portoftacoma.com.
Website:  https://www.portoftacoma.com.

The Port of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Senior Real Estate Manager
Port of Tacoma

Compensation: Starting salary range is $6,865/mo – $8,923/mo, DOQ

JOB SUMMARY
This position is primarily responsible for implementing the Real Estate property management, acquisition/divestiture, and leasing strategy of the Port of Tacoma. Duties involve conducting transactions such as leasing commercial and industrial space within the Port’s holdings, sale of land holdings, and acquiring additional real property assets to support the ongoing growth and expansion of the Port of Tacoma’s core business and related infrastructure. Includes developing, preparing, and monitoring lease terms and conditions, acquisition analyses, all required Lease and Purchase and Sale Agreements, other real estate agreements and documents as required, and presentation of analysis and transaction recommendations to Senior Staff and the Board of Commissioners.

The Sr. Real Estate Manager also maintains and promotes positive relations with various Federal, State, and local agencies, economic development agencies, Port customers and tenants, real estate brokers, investors, developers, builders, and other interested parties and potential users of Port property. At all times, this position represents the Port’s best interests, policies and procedures to public and private organizations, users, and prospects.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, marketing, finance, or related field. Master’s Degree in Business (MBA) or professional certification desirable. Specific Real Estate course work or a Real Estate agent/broker license is preferred.

Previous job experience including a minimum seven (7) years of increasingly responsible professional level experience in real estate, facility management, asset management, management and sales. Work history must include responsible experience in commercial and/or industrial real estate and property management. Experience in commercial/Industrial Real Estate brokerage, land acquisition/development, land entitlement, easements, street vacations, and real estate title is highly desirable.

The Port of Tacoma offer a superior benefits package including health, dental, vision, state retirement, vacation, sick leave and other excellent benefits.

Application:  Visit https://careers.portoftacoma.com to apply online. Posting open until filled. Inquiries may be directed to hr@portoftacoma.com.
Website:  https://www.portoftacoma.com

The Port of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Assistant Director, Facilities
Port of Tacoma

Compensation: Starting salary range is $7,667/mo – $9,967/mo, DOQ

JOB SUMMARY
This position assists the Director, Maintenance, in the leadership and management of the Port’s Facilities Maintenance division. The incumbent will be responsible for directing and managing the maintenance, repair and preservation of maritime facilities, plant facilities, infrastructure and buildings owned or leased by the Port of Tacoma. This position will also supervise represented and non-represented personnel and support the implementation of the department’s long and short range business plan.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Minimum education requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Industrial Technology, Engineering or related field.
Previous work experience should include a minimum of seven (7) years of management and leadership experience to include a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the management of a large industrial maintenance department or equipment fleets. Experience working with a unionized workforce is highly preferred. Experience in rail track maintenance and certification in labor relations and contract negotiations is preferred.
The Port of Tacoma offer a superior benefits package including health, dental, vision, state retirement, vacation, sick leave and other excellent benefits.

Application:  Visit https://careers.portoftacoma.com to apply online. Posting open until filled. Inquiries may be directed to hr@portoftacoma.com.
Website:  https://www.portoftacoma.com

The Port of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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