[nfbwatlk] Reasonable Accommodation Specialist (HRC4) - 12044

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
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To: Olson, Toby (ESD)
Subject: Reasonable Accommodation Specialist (HRC4) - 12044

Reasonable Accommodation Specialist (HRC4) - 12044

Opening Date/Time:

Wed. 11/20/13 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time:

Sun. 12/01/13 5:00 PM Pacific Time


$4,114.00 - $5,395.00 Monthly

Job Type:

Full Time - Permanent


King County – Other, Washington


Dept. of Social and Health Services

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Our Vision:
Safe, healthy individuals, families and communities
Our Mission:
Transforming Lives

Our Values:
Honesty and Integrity ♦ Pursuit of Excellence ♦ Open Communication
Diversity and Inclusion ♦ Commitment to Service
The Department of Social and Health Services, Human Resource Division (HRD) is recruiting to fill one full-time permanent Reasonable Accommodation Specialist at the Human Resource Consultant 4 level,  located in Shoreline, Washington.
This position works 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Overnight travel and work beyond the forty hour workweek may be required.


This position reports to the Assistant Director of the Human Resource Division. The Reasonable Accommodation Specialist within Region 2 is responsible for providing consultation on reasonable accommodations and manages the reasonable accommodation process for all open reasonable accommodation cases.

Duties include but are not limited to:

 *   Facilitate the interactive reasonable accommodation process for an assigned area, serving as a resource to Management and Employees.
 *   Provide leadership and technical advice in coordinating DSHS resources to help address reasonable accommodation requests. Identify resources for reasonable accommodation aids and devices. Assist with efforts to obtain and interpret medical documentation.
 *   Provide technical assistance in the interpretation and implementation of Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 1993; RCW 49.60 (Washington Law Against Discrimination); and Section 504, Rehabilitation Act, 1973.
 *   Provide technical assistance in the interpretation of DSHS Administrative Policy 18.26, Reasonable Accommodation and the Reasonable Accommodation Process Guidelines for Managers and Supervisors.
 *   Manage a caseload of reasonable accommodation requests, within established time frames, to include:   1) accommodating an employee in their current position; or 2) when it is determined an employee is unable to perform the essential functions of their current position with or without reasonable accommodation, moving to reassignment; and 3) initiating disability separation when appropriate.
 *   Work cooperatively and positively with Management to facilitate the interactive process, answer questions, resolve technical issues, concerns, etc.
 *   Work cooperatively and positively with Employees to explain the interactive process, answer questions, etc.
 *   Conduct Reasonable Accommodation training.
 *   Recognize and bring forward to supervisor, issues that may create liability for the agency or cause media attention.
 *   Work collaboratively with resource staff including but not limited to Management staff, HRD staff, AAGs, etc., in order to meet the reasonable accommodation needs of DSHS programs and employees.


A Bachelor’s degree or higher with focus on business, human resources, social or organizational behavioral sciences, or related field;


Three (3) years of broad-based professional human resource experience, including facilitating organizational development or change, and advising and consulting on human resource issues.
NOTE: Additional professional level human resource experience may substitute, year for year, for required education.

 *   Possess critical thinking skills.
 *   Have detailed working knowledge of HR related WAC’s, RCW’s, Federal Laws, DSHS/Program policies and procedures, and CBA’s.
 *   Communicate complex concepts, both orally and in writing, in a manner that is understandable, persuasive, and appropriate for the audience. Demonstrate crucial conversation skills.
 *   Use appropriate channels of communication; foster effective working relationships.
 *   Ability to develop and have skills to effectively deliver human resource related training.
 *   Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks.
 *   Ability to critically analyze problems/data, and develop viable solutions.
 *   Expert level research skills.

 Supplemental Information:

In order to be considered for this position you MUST apply on-line and complete the entire application and supplemental questions. A resume mailed, emailed, attached to or embedded within the application will not substitute for the “work experience” section of the application.
The information provided in your Application must support your selected answers in the application questionnaire. All answers are verified and documentation may be required.
Responses not supported in your application will disqualify you for consideration of employment from this requisition.

A thorough reference check will be conducted for final applicants.
Candidates for this position must be able to pass a criminal background check.
NOTE: If you are selected for an interview, you will be required to bring proof of your highest level of education completed. Failure to do so will result in disqualification from consideration.
The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the recruiter at (360) 902-8056. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing   7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.
Should you have questions about completing the on-line application, please contact Jody Wells at 360-902-8056 or wjod300 at dshs.wa.gov<mailto:wjod300 at dshs.wa.gov>

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