OLEO Project Administrator

King County   Pioneer Square, WA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on January 24, 2023
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$78,842.40 - $106,051.40 Annually

Seattle, WA

Job Type
Regular, Full time, 35 hrs/week

KCC - King County Council

Job Number

2/6/2023 11:59 PM Pacific



The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) of King County Council is looking for a Project Administrator that will serve as a resource on administrative processes, data analysis, database management, and support overall office operations.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear understanding in applying office guidelines and work methods and the ability to collect, track, and analyze data.

OLEO is dedicated to improving the lives of King County residents through its independent oversight of the King County Sheriff's Office. We aim to further policing standards that are driven by community and rooted in equity through objective reviews, independent investigations, and evidence-based policy recommendations.

OLEO seeks to hire staff with a wide range of professional and life experiences. We particularly welcome applications from those who have personal experience in navigating the criminal legal system or who come from communities most impacted by these systems.


King County is becoming a global leader whose continued excellence and diverse population is a driving force in the Pacific Northwest. As the legislative branch of county government, the King County Council represents nine geographical regions of the county, sets policies, enacts laws, and adopts budgets that guide an array of services.

At King County Council, we are committed to upholding and promoting equal opportunity in employment. The Council encourages people of all backgrounds, cultures, and religions to apply, including veterans, people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities. A diverse workforce is a strong workforce.

King County is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing equity and social justice within county government and in partnership with communities.

Job Duties

The job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Receive and screen mail, emails, telephone calls, and visitors; handle routine matters, respond to public inquiries, or route calls as necessary in a timely manner.
  • Develop monitoring and tracking systems to support work activities and projects; administer and monitor such systems.
  • Assist in researching and assembling information from a variety of sources for the preparation of records, reports, and special projects.
  • Serve as primary resource for data collection, which may include performing data entry.
  • Maintain databases and provide ongoing monitoring to ensure data accuracy.
  • Assist with data research and projects, needs assessments, conversion of data to charts, tables, and graphs, and report production.
  • Identify and interpret trends or patterns in data sets.
  • Perform other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

Minimum qualifications: This position requires advanced skills in office and database management. A successful applicant should have a minimum of 3 years' experience working in an administrative support environment that includes working with data. An Associate degree in government, public administration, equivalent field is preferred and may substitute for some experience. This experience must clearly demonstrate the ability to perform the job duties of the position.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)-certified.
  • Experience working in IAPro or other similar investigative case management systems.
Ideal candidates will possess:
  • Ability to plan and sequence the logistics involved with scheduling meetings and projects.
  • Ability to prepare spreadsheets, graphs, and charts, and enter, import, and export data to and from databases.
  • Sufficient math skills to tabulate, summarize, and compile statistics using numeric data.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations, personalities, and styles-including community members and law enforcement personnel-in situations that may be sensitive, high-risk, and publicly visible.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects while meeting objectives and deadlines. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel Suite.
  • Well-developed knowledge of proper English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation to prepare and edit correspondence, reports, etc.
Supplemental Information


This position is open to all King County Employees only applicants. Acceptable proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States are required by federal immigration law.

This is a salaried, at-will, overtime-exempt position that is not eligible for the county Career Service system. The standard workweek is 35 hours. Non-traditional work hours and travel throughout King County may occasionally be required.

Full benefits are available, some of which include the Washington State Public Employees' Retirement System; county health insurance, dental, and vision plans; parental leave; local transit pass and other local alternative transportation incentives; and deferred compensation plan. To see all benefits, visit Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement at https://kingcounty.gov/audience/employees/benefits.aspx .


Applications materials will be screened for writing accuracy, clarity, completeness, and competitiveness. The most competitive candidates will be invited to participate in a panel interview.

March 20, 2023 is the anticipated start date.


Interested individuals should submit a complete online King County application. Online applications are preferred; however, if you are unable to apply online, visit www.kingcounty.gov/jobs for other options.

To apply, you must submit:
  1. A completed job application
  2. A cover letter and supplemental questions
Note: Failure to submit all materials may prohibit further consideration.


The work associated with this position is primarily performed remotely. There will be situations where the employee is required to report to a County worksite, depending upon the operational needs of OLEO. Employees will receive a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours.

Employees must reside in WA state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required by the department in alignment with the Public Health Directive
from the Seattle & King County Public Health Officer.


All Legislative Branch staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination before hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.


This position is FLSA overtime-exempt; however, employees of the Legislative Branch of King County Government hold a standard work week of 35 hours. Though this position may occasionally require some non-traditional work hours to attend meetings, community engagement activities, or scenes of critical incidents occurring at night or on the weekends, OLEO supports flexing work time to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page .

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.

NOTE: Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position.Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.

For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.