CSA@Work local produce deliveries now reach 13 King County worksites  

Crossposted from Healthy Incentives Now King County employees can choose from three more CSA@Work sites to get local, farm fresh produce deliveries at work. New locations include the King County International Airport/Boeing Field, King County Elections – Renton, and South Base bus terminal. The CSA@Work program connects four local CSA programs (CSA – Community Supported…

Guidance for promoting access to benefits and services for immigrants

Some King County facilities qualify as Sensitive locations with the Department of Homeland Security.  Some examples of sensitive locations are schools, hospitals, institutions of worship, and offices providing services for children, pregnant women, and victims of domestic abuse or individuals with significant mental or physical disabilities. The policy does not say that immigration agents cannot…

Book your next camping adventure online!

Reservations and payments for camping sites, yurts and container camping at King County’s popular Tolt MacDonald Park and Campground can now be booked online. Earlier this year, the Department of Natural Resources and Parks, the Department of Information Technology (KCIT) and membership management software company PerfectMind launched the online reservation system for King County Parks.…

Administrative Professionals Recognition Event a huge success

Career Support Services and the Administrative Professionals Advisory Committee sponsored the second annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Event on April 26. More than 200 employees attended the event, which is an impressive increase over last year’s attendance of about 100. As part of the festivities, attendees enjoyed tasty treats, networked, learned valuable information from guest speakers…

Big Backyard 5K on June 11 

The eighth-annual King County Parks Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente will take place on Sunday, June 11 at Marymoor Park. King County employees can take $5 off their registration fee with the promo code KC5off. Register today as an individual or team for this fun family friendly event and refer a friend to…

KCIT WannaCry Ransomware Update

This is a long message but please read it entirely. This message contains important information that all King County employees need to be aware of. KCIT is aware of a new ransomware called WannaCry. You may have seen news articles and publications on this over the weekend. WannaCry encrypts computer files and demands an average…

RALS Leadership Fellowship opportunity  

The Department of Executive Services, Records & Licensing Services (RALS) is announcing the Leadership Fellowship Opportunity, an effort to create a culture that develops the next generation of leaders and nurture an empowered workforce. The Leadership Fellowship opportunity will be for two six-month fellowships (Special Duty Assignment) to two Career Service employees. The first fellowship…

EMAP Accreditation awarded to King County OEM 

King County Office of Emergency (OEM) has earned full accreditation by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) – a validation of the capabilities of our disaster preparedness and response systems. Accreditation from this internationally recognized program represents a significant achievement and compliance with sixty-four industry-recognized standards. The rigorous EMAP process required a year-long internal self-assessment…