[nfbwatlk] King County Human Resources Training Consultant position opening

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Fri Jan 31 18:00:30 UTC 2014

Do have a passion of out of the box thinking and change management?  Do you enjoy teaching and developing leaders of the future? This is the place for you! The Human Resources Division is seeking a Training Consultant to join the Learning and Organizational Development Team. This energetic professional will be responsible for developing curriculum and teaching innovative trainings for multiple agencies throughout King County Government.
The Human Resources Division is a strategic partner in building a highly skilled, diverse and motivated team of employees, working together to meet our customers' needs. We provide the foundation of support in recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining a quality workforce capable of meeting residents' needs now and in the future.  To learn more about the division, please visit our website at http://www.kingcounty.gov/employees/HumanResources.aspx.

*        Develop and modify curriculum for various trainings for use thought  King County government;

*        Teach workshops such as Leadership Academy, Difficult Conversations, Train the Trainer, and Change Management for Individual Contributors;

*        Facilitate 360's for managers, and provide feedback and coaching to help further assist in career development for employees;

*        Support and coordinate quarterly grounded schedule;

*        Coordinate with stakeholders across the organization to facilitate training needs assessment or other related needs;

The most competitive candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and experience with Organizational Change & Training Development, or any combination of education and experience that clearly demonstrates the ability to perform all the key deliverables and expectations of the position. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate at a level 1:

*        Knowledge and use of leadership principles and practices;

*        Ability to supervise/manage staff including providing feedback and coaching;

*        Ability to provide workplace coaching to agencies.
At a level 2:

*        Ability to work with labor and  higher level management representatives;

*        Knowledge and use of continuous improvement, change management and Lean techniques;

*        Knowledge of and the ability to perform 360 evaluations and other psychometrics.
Besides being home to the "12 Man" and having the one of the best sports teams in the nation, the King County/Greater Seattle area is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the artistic and social traditions of many cultures. The area provides an excellent working and living environment for its residents and their families. King County excels in livability with a wide range of housing options, outstanding educational institutions, and top-rated health care systems and facilities.

At just over 2 million, the King County ranks number one in population in the State and is the 14th most populous county in the nation as well as the financial, economic and industrial center of the Pacific Northwest region.  There are 39 cities and towns in King County, of which Seattle is the largest with a population of over 600,000.  Major businesses and employers in the region include: Starbucks Corp, The Boeing Co., Microsoft, University of Washington, Paccar Inc., Providence Health and Services, Amazon.com Inc., King County and the City of Seattle, Eddie Bauer, Nordstrom Inc., Alaska Air Group, Weyerhaeuser Co., and Expedia Inc.


This recruitment opportunity is open to all qualified applicants and will remain open until filled. First Consideration of applications will be given to all apply prior to February 21, 2014 at 4:30pm.

A King County Application (paper or electronic) is required. We highly recommend that you also provide a resume and a letter of interest.

This position is represented by Teamsters Local 117, Professional and Technical Employees. Competitive candidates for this position who are career-service members of this bargaining unit will receive first consideration in the recruitment process.

The successful candidate will be classified in Level 2 position with an hourly salary range of $32.1940 - $40.8077 per hour, however a candidate with may be classified in a Level 1 position with an hourly salary range of $29.2803 - $37.1145 per hour if demonstrated experience and abilities do not meet the necessary qualifications for Level 2.

If you have questions regarding this announcement please feel free to connect with via LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/pub/robert-james/60/360/92b/, via email at robert.james at kingcounty.gov<mailto:robert.james at kingcounty.gov>, or via phone at 206-263-9414.

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