NACO Award

Lean initiatives win award from National Association of Counties

Crossposted from King County DES Express King County’s Finance and Business Operations Division (FBOD) has been recognized with a Financial Management Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents. NACo honored FBOD’s successful Lean initiatives that have streamlined operations, provided value…


Featured Job: Health Services Administrator

Closing date/time: Open until filled  Salary: $92,835.60 – $117,674.75 Annually  Job type: Career Service  Location: Chinook Building, Downtown Seattle, WA   Department: Department of Public Health–Community Health Services  Description: King County is seeking to fill a Health Services Administrator position within Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC), Community Health Services (CHS) Division. The purpose…


Annual Financial Reports available now

King County’s 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is available for viewing on the web. A condensed, easier to read synopsis of the county’s financial condition is also available. This is titled the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). Hard copies may be requested by contacting Martha Diesner at

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Poets highlight impacts of oppression and the media portrayal of people of color

by Kirsten Garcia, Department of Natural Resources and Parks This summer I’m interning with the Department of Natural Resources and Parks in the Wastewater Treatment Division. I’m providing cross-sectional support to the Environmental and Community Relations and Finance and Administration sections on policy changes, planning outreach, communications, and budgets. In my first week with DNRP, I…