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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 4 (MCCCW)

at State of Washington

Posted: 11/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2623702
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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 4 (MM4)
Full Time- Permanent
Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW)

Please Note: The closing date for this recruitment has been extended.

 Please carefully read this posting in its entirety, as it contains important information for candidates. 
The Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for a Full-time permanent- Maintenance Mechanic 4 at MCCCW, located in Belfair, WA. 
 
If you are interested in applying and would like to be considered, please apply online, attach a current Letter of Interest (preferably no more than two (2) pages) indicating how you meet the qualifications and why you believe you are the ideal candidate for the position, and a current Resume.
 
AGENCY PROFILE:
The Department of Corrections, as a partner in the criminal justice system, enhances public safety, administers criminal sanctions and programs in accordance with the law, and provides leadership for the future of corrections in Washington State. The Department consists of the Office of the Secretary, Prisons Division, Community Corrections Division, Administrative Services Division, and Health Services. The Department employs over 7,600 staff and has a biennial budget of approximately $1.6 billion.
 
MISSION CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER FOR WOMEN is a minimum-custody facility for adult women. MCCCW's focus is to prepare female offenders for their transition back into our communities. To do this, DOC provides opportunity for pre-screened offenders to work on supervised work crews which include sustainable projects, fish hatchery projects, salmon habitat preservation, and other community and park maintenance.  The offenders learn to develop good work ethics, expand their work skills and abilities, and provide a service to the community. In addition the facility provides other programs to enhance successful reentry.

The facility is located Tahuya State Forest outside Belfair, Washington about 30 minutes south of Bremerton. Some staff choose to live close by; others commute from surrounding areas of Bremerton, Gig Harbor, or Tacoma. Close to the Olympic Mountains, Hood Canal, and Case Inlet, the area affords opportunity for many kinds of outdoor activities and water sports. For more information on the area, go to http://www.explorehoodcanal.com.

Whether the work is inside a prison, in community corrections, or in an administrative office, the Washington State Department of Corrections professional staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which all offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer society

Duties

  • Plans, directs and performs skilled construction/repair and maintenance work.
  • Operate maintenance equipment as required by task.
  • Responsible in creating, implementing and maintaining/tracking Preventative Maintenance (PM) programs for plant equipment, systems, buildings, HVAC systems, refrigeration systems, grounds equipment, roofs, ice machines, laundry machines, fencing, fire safety equipment.
  • Performs construction, remodeling, fabrication, and installation of plant equipment, systems and infrastructure.
  • Manage facility vehicle fleet.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 
Required Qualifications:

  • Two years experience and completion of recognized apprenticeship in at least two skilled trades.
OR
  • Four years of applicable work experience or vocational training.
AND
  • Requires Washington State driver's license
  • May be instances where individual must have additional licenses or certification.
 
Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Maintain valid Washington State Commercial Driver's License with Class A endorsement.
  • Experience planning and supervising the work of others.
  • Basic computer skills.

Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'

For additional information about the agency, please visit doc.wa.gov


IMPORTANT NOTES:

IT IS A REQUIREMENT TO:

Provide a minimum of three (3) professional references with your application. The Department of Corrections defines a professional reference as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates. Failure to provide this information may result in your application not being considered for this position.

Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.

AND

Your answers to the supplemental questions MUST be supported by the work experience section in your application, or you may not be considered for this position. Resumes will not replace the "Work Experience" section of your online application. You may be disqualified if your work experience does not include information used to: 1) Meet the minimum qualifications of the job, and 2) back up your answers to the supplemental questions.

Only complete applications will be considered. Please ensure the application is complete, with employer and supervisor addresses and telephone numbers; and that all other blocks of information are complete, to include salary and the reason for leaving prior employment. Incomplete applications may eliminate the candidate from further consideration.

  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.  Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire.  When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
  • If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment.
 
We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:
  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
  • Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
  • Promote inclusiveness.
  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.

 
DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. 
 
For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email kari.miller@doc.wa.gov or call us at 360-277-2405.  For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.