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This position, located on the Snoqualmie and South Fork Skykomish River Basin team within the River and Floodplain Management Section of the Water and Land Resources Division, involves a combination of coordination, planning, outreach, analytical, and implementation work. This position will be responsible for a variety of activities in support of implementing flood risk reduction programs and projects.
This position is responsible for managing complex programs and projects using independent judgment with limited supervision. Responsibilities include supporting the coordination and project management of the King County Flood Control District's work program for the basin, based on the actions described in the 2013 King County Flood Hazard Management Plan, the District's 6-year Capital Improvement Project (CIP) plan, and in context of other King County goals and objectives.
Primary Job Duties:
As an integral member of multi-disciplinary teams, implement flood risk reduction project and program recommendations identified in the District's 6-year Capital Improvement Project list.
Build relationships through effective communication and outreach efforts for the Snoqualmie and South Fork Skykomish River Basin team. Lead development of stakeholder, public and tribal outreach planning and activities. Conduct resident and property owner contact, communication and outreach to facilitate project implementation serving as a liaison between technical staff and property owners.
Coordinate with internal King County staff from other watershed programs (e.g., salmon recovery, agriculture, stewardship), partner jurisdictions, and associated regional projects to work collaboratively on river and floodplain management projects and address technical issues.
Lead and/or participate in all phases of capital project planning and management according to WLRD Project Management Manual. Implement work program items, including flood risk assessment, levee conditions assessment, planning, policy development and coordination.
Develop and oversee consultant contracts to support capital and programmatic projects.
Review data, reports and technical documents and prepare and present summary information to technical staff, elected officials, management, and the public.
Participate in development of planning and technical products such as evaluation of alternatives for capital projects and program initiatives to support recommendations.
Participate in flood warning and emergency response programs and activities, including Flood Warning Center, flood patrols, and post-flood inspections.
Coordinate with federal and state agencies on projects and programs.
Manage flood hazard reduction efforts, including home elevations and at-risk property acquisitions.
Conduct research and analysis to develop policies, strategies, issue papers and recommendations in collaboration with regional partners and stakeholders.
Support budget development consistent with work program priorities and projects.
CONTACT: For questions about this recruitment, contact:
Michelle Kobuki, Human Resources