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We feel it is important to share our return to work plans as you consider joining our team. This position is located in the city advertised; however currently all staff, whose duties permit, are teleworking. The AGO is planning to re-open its offices for visitors and staff beginning Sept 13, 2021. Additionally, a draft policy is being reviewed for possible adoption that will require all staff to be vaccinated as a qualifying fitness for duty. Staff precluded from vaccinations due to medical conditions and/or sincerely held religious beliefs will have opportunity to engage with Human Resources to explore reasonable accommodation. Applicants or candidates being considered for employment shall not share their vaccination status with hiring managers or interview panels.
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The Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for a permanent full time Program Specialist 5 in the Consumer Protection Division, Manufactured Housing Unit, located in Seattle, Washington. This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).
- Positions in King County are eligible for 5% assignment pay in addition to the salary listed above.
This recruitment announcement may be used to fill multiple open positions for the same classification, in addition to the position(s) listed in this announcement.
The Consumer Protection Division enforces consumer protection laws to help keep the Washington marketplace free of unfair and deceptive practices. It provides information and education to businesses and to the public on consumer rights and issues, and sends out alerts and press releases when consumers or businesses are targets of fraudulent or predatory activities. The Consumer Protection Division also administers the Washington State Lemon Law Program and the Manufactured Housing Dispute Resolution Program.
This position supervises the day-to-day delivery of services of the Consumer Protection Division, Manufactured Housing Dispute Resolution Program (MHDRP). This position is responsible to:
- Supervise and direct the day-to-day operations of the MHDRP Program
- Assist in establishing and implementing policy and procedure documents
- Monitor performance metrics
- Communicate effectively with other CP Division program supervisors to coordinate service delivery
- Supervise program specialist staff providing MHDRP services to the public.
- Ensure approved form letters are used in providing program services
- Ensure services are provided in compliance with established procedures and RCW 59.30
- Handle escalated calls, complaints, and constituent correspondence related to all MHDRP Program services
- Effectively communicate with agitated or escalated customers and the public in an effort to de-escalate and resolve issues
- Ensure quality and accurate work and work product in overseeing delivery of services and in providing services.
- Provide excellent customer service.
Option 1: Bachelor’s degree and four years of experience supervising a program or working in a call center, customer service center, or customer complaint plus supervisory experience.
Option 2: Three years as a Program Specialist 3 in the Attorney General’s Office, Consumer Protection Division Programs.
Option 3: Five years as a Program Specialist 2 in the Attorney General’s Office, Consumer Protection Division Programs.
The most qualified candidates will also possess the following preferred qualifications:
Three years’ experience in the following areas:
- Project/Program management
- Paralegal – litigation practice/administrative law
- Regulatory/Compliance Analysis/Enforcement
In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents to their profile in order to be considered for this position:
- A letter of interest, describing their specific qualifications for the position;
- A current resume detailing experience and education.
READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION COMPLETELY:
- Carefully review your application for accuracy, spelling and grammar before submitting.
- You may not reapply to this posting for 30 days.
- The initial screening of applications will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the “work experience” and “education” sections of your application in www.careers.wa.gov, completeness of the application material submitted, and responses to the supplemental questionnaire.
- A resume will not substitute for completing the “work experience” section of the application.
- All information may be verified and documentation may be required.
Honoring diversity, equity and inclusion means that as an agency, and as individuals, we are committed to ensuring that all employees and volunteers enjoy a respectful, safe and supportive working environment. Only by fostering the inclusion of people from all backgrounds, cultures and attributes, can AGO employees and volunteers achieve their fullest potential and best advance the goals and mission of the AGO.
The AGO 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, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, retaliation or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format may contact Kalea Muigai at 360-586-7698. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or www.washingtonrelay.com.
For questions regarding this recruitment or assistance with the application process, please contact Judith Vandergeest at (360) 586-7691 or Judith.Vandergeest@atg.wa.gov.
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