[CCCNFBW] City of Vancouver WA Job posting ADA Coordinator

Merribeth Greenberg merribeth.manning at gmail.com
Sat Mar 4 21:14:51 UTC 2023

ADA Coordinator - limited term
ADA Coordinator - limited term
locationsLOC0075 City Hall - 3rd Floor
time typeFull time
posted onPosted 2 Days Ago
job requisition id23-0068
Salary Range6,556.00 - 8,870.00Job SummaryThe City of Vancouver ADA
Coordinator ensures the timely and ongoing compliance of City programs,
services, and activities with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA),
Title II of the ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title
VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable federal and state
regulations pertaining to accommodation and accessibility. Evaluates
requests for accommodations and services based on the needs of residents,
staff, and visitors. Conducts regular reviews of City facilities, programs,
and policies and leads the development and implementation of a City ADA
Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan. Works with City Council, community
member commissions, and staff to clarify City responsibilities pertaining
to disability accommodations and coordinates the training of departmental
ADA representatives and other City staff to ensure that access and
accommodations for City facilities, programs and services comply with the
Americans with Disabilities Act.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, limited term position. This position is
set to end December 31, 2026. The schedule for this position is M-F, 8am to

First review date - March 29, 2023.Job Details

   - Responsible for development, design, implementation and evaluation of
   the annual ADA work plan. Drafts and updates the City ADA Self Evaluation
   and Transition plan and conducts regular reviews of City facilities,
   programs, and policies to ensure compliance with all applicable federal,
   state and local laws and regulations including Title II of the ADA, Section
   504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
   of 1964 related to access and accommodations for City services, programs
   and facilities.
   - Serves as primary point of contact for the public regarding concerns
   and inquiries on ADA issues. Prioritizes public inquiries, complaints and
   accommodation requests. Ensures appropriate processes are in place to
   provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of complaints and inquiries
   from the public regarding disability and accommodation requests. Maintains
   a record of all disability and accommodation requests, issues and
   - Develops, updates, and maintains database of items in progress or
   completed related to Title II projects, self-evaluations conducted, and the
   City’s Transition Plan.
   - Integrates schedule of modifications with other City planning
   processes, including the 6- Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
   and ARPA+ project staff. Coordinates with project engineers to maintain
   access/accommodations during capital project construction.
   - Leads City staff in an ADA coordination committee tasked with
   identifying and making recommendations to resolve departmental concerns
   relating to accessibility matters tied to the Transition Plan.
   - Develops and coordinates the training of departmental ADA
   representatives. Facilitates ADA and disability awareness training for
   staff relating to accessibility for and inclusion of people with
   disabilities, rights and responsibilities, meeting guidelines, reasonable
   accommodation, and resources and policies.
   - Develops and maintains productive working relationships with City
   staff, and community stakeholders such as organizations representing
   individuals with disabilities. Participates in community outreach and
   attending meetings of organizations representing people with disabilities.
   - Serves as primary liaison with relevant state and federal agencies, as
   well as ADA coordinators of other municipalities and institutions.
   - Works with City Council, City staff and local disability advocacy
   groups to clarify City responsibilities pertaining to services, programs,
   facility accessibility and accommodations.
   - Works with City Council and City administration to look beyond
   city-owned and operated programs/facilities to assist individuals and
   private companies regarding accessibility issues and compliance.
   - Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


*Experience and Education *

   - Three (3) years of professional level experience providing
   consultation, guidance and training in the area of ADA compliance providing
   disability, accessibility, inclusion and accommodation services for people
   with disabilities.
   - Three (3) or more years of professional related experience in
   organizational development, program or project management.
   - Five (5) years’ experience working with municipal government,
   interdepartmental knowledge and experience preferred.
   - Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, human
   services, social sciences or a related field.

*Computer Skills - *intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook,

*Preferred Licenses and/or Certifications - *possession of an ADA
Coordinator Training Certificate


   - Expert knowledge of best practices regarding disability, equity,
   inclusion and cultural competence training.
   - Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal, state and local
   laws pertaining to the rights of people with disabilities.
   - Various alternative formats and technologies that enable people with
   disabilities to communicate, participate and perform tasks.
   - Appropriate accommodation including effective communication and
   barrier removal to people with disabilities to ensure access to programs,
   services and activities (e.g. assistive devices, interpreters, physical
   - Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment
   - Use of personal computers and basic software


   - Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work
   with community members, co-workers and other City employees using courtesy,
   tact, and good judgment
   - Strong program planning, coordinating, organizing problem analysis,
   decision-making and evaluation skills
   - Developing and delivering trainings and presentations in person and
   via remote technology
   - Skills and training in negotiation and mediation
   - Strong skills in cross-departmental team building
   - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees,
   government agencies and the public.
   - Review, develop and implement practices and/or strategies in
   organizational development related to ADA and Title VI.
   - Work effectively with broad and diverse populations including people
   with disabilities
   - Interpret and apply policies and procedures
   - Ability and willingness to demonstrate the Public Service Competencies
   of Service Orientation, Results Orientation, and Teamwork and Cooperation
   - Listen and communicate effectively with citizens in response to
   accommodation requests
   - Handle multiple projects and issues simultaneously
   - Evaluate, recommend, and implement improvements to programs
   - Maintain consistent and punctual attendance.
   - Operate a personal computer and appropriate software
   - Work in a manner consistent with the City of Vancouver’s Operating
   - Develop and maintain collaborative and respectful working
   relationships in all interactions with other City employees and others
   - Provide a high level of customer service at all times
   - Project and maintain a positive image with those contacted in the
   course of work
   - Maintain consistent and punctual attendance
   - Physical ability to perform the essential function of the job,
   - Frequently operate a computer and read a computer screen or
   typewritten page
   - Frequently communicate with diverse populations
   - Move between work sites
   - Interpret laws, policies, and regulations

This position is subject to successful completion of a pre-employment
reference check, a basic criminal background check and a driving abstract.
*Job Posting End Date*Open Until Filled

Beth Greenberg
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