You belong here: Welcome Inclusion Symposium supports 2018 Special Olympics 

As shared from the DCHS Touching Base Newsletter  The Special Olympics USA Games are coming to Seattle/King County in 2018! Thousands of athletes and their families will travel to the Pacific Northwest to compete in the games. Businesses and governments across King County are actively preparing for those visitors. More than 300 people attended the Welcome Inclusion (WIN)…

The 2017 King County Trans Resource and Referral Guide is now available 

The Department of Community and Human Services is excited to announce that the 2017 version of the King County Trans Resource and Referral Guide is now available!  Thanks to Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) funding provided last year, the Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence, in partnership with several community organizations and with support from King County, was able…

KCIT named top large county IT organization in the U.S.

King County Information Technology (KCIT) took first place in the 15th annual National Association of Counties (NACo) Digital Counties Survey. King County was recognized for its vision, strategy, innovation, and collaboration. “This is an important award,” said Bill Kehoe, Chief Information Officer and IT Director. “It validates the real, day-to-day work that our employees do.…

Featured Job: Transit Electrical Designer IV

Closing date/time: 07/30/17 11:59 PM Salary: $27.69 – $37.43 Hourly Location: King Street Center – 201 S Jackson St, Seattle Job type: Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week Division: Department of Transportation – Transit Division Description: Come help build the future of Transit in King County! Over the next few years King County Metro Transit will be expanding our fleet to provide greater…

Kudos to officers during Probation and Parole Week, July 16-22, 2017

The following is a kudos from Catherine Thompson, a Probation Manager with King County District Court: We would like to recognize King County District Court Probation Officer’s (P.O.’s) during National Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week, focusing on Empowerment through Partnerships. An important part of supervision is understanding how we can work together to give clients the best chance of…

Bridge Fellowship kicks off third year program with expanded group, more development opportunities

Twenty four employees from across King County have been selected to participate in the 2017-2018 Bridge Fellowship Program as part of the County’s Investing In You commitment to provide leadership and development opportunities to employees. The Fellowship, open to all full-time and TLT employees, was reestablished in 2013-2014 by King County Executive Dow Constantine. The program was expanded in…

Fresh Bucks RX addresses health disparities  

Electronic Benefits Transfer-eligible clients can now enjoy more fruits and vegetables with Fresh Bucks Rx prescriptions redeemable at participating farmers markets in King County. “Fresh Bucks Rx addresses health disparities in low-income communities across Washington,” says Mara Andrus, RD, CD. “Prescriptions were dispensed at Columbia Public Health Center and Kaiser-Rainier Valley.” Thanks to Fresh Bucks Rx,…

Featured Job: County Records Analyst 

Closing Date/Time: Continuous Salary: $27.90 – $35.50 Hourly Job Type: Special Duty Assignment or Term Limited Temp (TLT) Location: King County Records – Graybar Building, 410 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, 98104, Washington Department: Department of Executive Services – Records & Licensing Services Division Description: The Records and Licensing Services Division is seeking an enthusiastic records management professional to join our…