Strategic Development Analyst

King County, WA

King County Road Services Division – Director’s Office, has an excellent opportunity for you to be part of local government! We are looking for dynamic Strategic Analysts to fill two Career Service positions and one Term-Limited Temporary position, details are described below. These positions will utilize their highly specialized knowledge and professional technical expertise in various areas to manage and complete significant division projects. These are exciting opportunities to contribute the ongoing growth and infrastructure of King County and make a difference in our community.

Applicants may indicate interest in one or more of these three positions. The successful candidate(s) will be matched with the position that best corresponds to their expertise and interests.

Position #1: Strategic Development Analyst - Sustainable Funding (Career Service)
Securing new sustainable funding for the ongoing maintenance and improvement of the county road system is a top priority for the Road Services Division. The successful candidate will work closely with the Roads leadership team to develop and implement a sustainable funding strategy in coordination with our regional partners and unincorporated King County communities. They will also collaborate with the division’s communication team to develop and execute a robust community engagement effort to support strategic planning and sustainable funding efforts. There will be additional opportunities to lead or support other high-priority projects for the Roads Director’s office. These may include strategic fleet vehicle and equipment planning; workforce planning and development; and efforts to support the division’s hybrid in-person/remote workplace model.

Position #2: Strategic Development Analyst – Roads Engineering (Career Service)
This position will assist the County Road Engineer (CRE), the chief engineering official responsible for King County roads, with research, analysis of data trends, and oversight of road safety studies -- including developing and managing consultant contracts. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with the CRE and a wide range of other dedicated professionals to research and evaluate emerging technologies in road construction, design, and maintenance. In addition, this position will be critical in moving the agency forward in developing equitable infrastructure investment strategies, consistent with King County’s Equity and Social Justice goals. There will be additional opportunities to lead or support other high-priority projects for the CRE and Roads Director’s office, such as developing strategic asset management plans for roadway infrastructure. The successful candidate will have education or experience working with transportation technical concepts and data, but will not be required to have a professional engineer license.

Position #3: Strategic Development Analyst – Facilities Planning (3-year Term-Limited Temporary Position)
The Road Services Division owns a large maintenance headquarters campus in Renton, five regional maintenance shops, and numerous satellite maintenance sites and properties located throughout the unincorporated area of King County. These facilities are critical to support the division’s mission, but many are between 40 and 60 years old, with a few dating back to the early 1900s. The location and functionality of these facilities are critical for emergency response and efficient ongoing operations. Some of these aging facilities and campuses have issues that compromise the ability to provide services efficiently and effectively. The individual in this position will lead a facilities planning effort, working with division leadership and staff, facility tenants, and the King County Facilities Management Division to prepare a comprehensive strategic facilities plan, campus plans and site-scale plans, to guide current and future investments across Roads’ portfolio of properties. The successful candidate
$114,167.25 - $144,713.92 Annually

Type of Job
Full Time

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