WTD celebrates Women in Trades 40th anniversary 

Crossposted from Clean Water Stories  The annual Washington Women in Trades (WWIT) Fair marked its 40th anniversary this year. The half-day event, held in May, showcased exhibits, demonstrations, contests, education and job opportunities for women interested in pursuing careers in the trades.    King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) representatives hosted an interactive exhibit and contest. Wastewater operators rallied attendees to compete in a wastewater pipe-cutting race. Members of WTD Resource Recovery team handed out samples of GroCo compost, recycled water, and presented a biogas demonstration. WTD Human Resources staff were on had to explain King County job opportunities, internships and the WTD Operator… Read More

Juneteenth celebration: A Day of Remembrance 

In observance of Juneteenth, the King County Superior Court is hosting a Juneteenth A Day of Remembrance celebration. It will be held today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Youth Services Center (YSC) Main Lobby at 1211 East Alder Street, Seattle, WA 98122. The event is free and open to the King County work community. Join the Superior Court for exhibits, live entertainment and food! 

New discount for employees at upcoming Seattle Storm games 

King County employees can now save up to 33% off Seattle Storm tickets on several games held June 30-Sept. 1. To access the discount visit http://stormgrouptix.com/KingCounty. The Seattle Storm is a three-time WNBA Championship team committed to bringing a premium professional basketball and entertainment experience to a fan base rich in tradition and support.   See all available discounts at www.kingcounty.gov/employeediscounts. 

Discounts available to Silverwood Theme Park 

Employees can now purchase discounted tickets to Silverwood Theme Park, for use June 8-23. This is during Silverwood’s County Worker and Small Business Appreciation Days. To access the discount. Visit the website, http://www.silverwoodthemepark.com, purchase tickets and enter promo code SmallBiz2019. For more information, view this flyer.  See all available discounts at www.kingcounty.gov/employeediscounts. 

Discounts available for multiple upcoming Seattle Symphony performances 

King County employees are welcome to take advantage of an available discount for multiple upcoming Seattle Symphony performances through July. Performances include Cirque Goes Broadway, The Music of Queen, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in Concert, conductor Ludovic Morlot’s last concert with the Seattle Symphony, and more.  To order tickets visit www.seattlesymphony.org and enter the promo code CONDUCTOR19 prior to selecting seats, order by phone at 206-215-4747 or 1-866-833-4747 and give the operator the promo code, or purchase tickets in person at the Benaroya Hall Box Office located at the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street, Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6… Read More

Employee takes passion for equity and social justice beyond King county 

Lily Clifton joined King County to provide administrative support to Deputy County Executive Rachel Smith and the Executive’s Senior Leadership and Government Relations team, while being part of an organization that can make a difference in her community, but her passion for equity and social justice is helping her make a difference beyond her County position. “I have worked in public service, campaign, and nonprofit roles for years,” said Lily. “I was really excited to come work at the County and learn more about regional government.” Since starting in January, Lily has participated in the annual Point in Time Count of people experiencing homelessness, assisted with the organization of the Executive’s State of… Read More

Discount available for Seattle Symphony performance, June 16 

King County employees are welcome to take advantage of an available discount for upcoming Seattle Symphony performance on Saturday, June 16 at 2 p.m. This performance, featuring conductor Steve Hackman and titled Harder, Better, Faster, Stravinsky, weaves together pop-classical matches like Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture  with Lady Gaga’s “Born this Way,” and Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony with Muse’s “Uprising” and Chance the Rapper’s “Paranoia,” creating a compelling musical landscape that is both strikingly modern and enchantingly classical. Three vocalists join the full orchestra for this special presentation. Buy tickets using promo code CONDUCTOR19. Purchase tickets here. See all available… Read More

Employee discount: Hartville Pet Insurance 

King County employees can now access discounted pet insurance through Hartville Pet Insurance, brought to you by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Employees will receive up to 10% off a single pet plan and 20% off multiple pet plans. Visit www.hartvillepetinsurance.com/kingcounty to get a quote and access discounts (the discount code is embedded within the URL). Learn more here.   See all available discounts on the Employee Discount Program website.   

Employee discounts to Monster Jam and Monster Energy AMA Supercross 

Employees can now access discounted tickets to Monster Jam and Monster Energy AMA Supercross at CenturyLink Field in Seattle during March 2019. Monster Jam is Saturday, March 15, 2019 at 7 p.m. Click here for instructions for the discount. Monster Energy AMA Supercross is Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Click here for instructions for the discount.   See all available discounts on the Employee Discount page.

Employee discount for Summit at Snoqualmie individual tickets 

In addition to discounts for the Summit at Snoqualmie 2018-2019 Season Passes (available through Jan. 7, 2019), employees can now purchase single day tickets at a discounted rate, starting Friday, Dec. 13. For information about how to access these discounted tickets, click here. Click here for more information about Summit at Snoqualmie hours and snow conditions and cameras.   See all available discounts on the Employee Discount webpage.