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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Committee Member - 6 Openings - Volunteer - *08492-21

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388. -

SIX (6) OPENINGS -

VOLUNTEER

COMMITTEE MEMBER

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ADVISORY COMMITTEE

THE WASHINGTON FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE "COMMISSION'S ADA ADVISORY COMMITTEE" FOR REGION 2 & 3 POSITIONS.

(See County Map: WDFW Regional Map)

PLEASE NOTE: This job is posted continuously and will remain open until a selection is made - this will allow us to obtain a larger more diverse candidate pool. -Application review will be ongoing, and therefore we encourage you to submit your application materials as soon as possible. The next review of applications will be August 31, 2021. The Hiring Manager reserves the right to close the posting at any time once a selection has been made.

The Americans with Disability Act Advisory Committee (ADAAC) to the Fish and Wildlife Commission consists of Washington residents with disabilities or experience with supporting residents with a disability and represent each of the agency designated administrative regions, and one member at large. The Advisory Committee represents the interests of disabled hunters, fishers, and wildlife viewers on matters pertaining to special hunts, modified sporting equipment, barriers to access to public lands, WDFW managed lands as well as hunting and fishing opportunities.

* Advisory Committee for Americans with Disabilities - Photo Credit: Jason Wettstein

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Provide advice and recommendations to the Fish and Wildlife Commission regarding accessibility issues brought forth by the Department, Constituents, and/or Commission members.
* Provide advice and recommendations to Department Staff regarding accessibility issues in the Regions.
* Noel Cole Fishing Event with Director - Photo Credit: Jason Wettstein

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

* Advisory Committee members are selected to represent each of the Department of Fish and Wildlife's six administrative regions and 1 at large position.
* 1 committee member must serve as a chair and regional representative.
* Each position serves a four-year term.
* The committee must meet at least semi-annually or at other times as requested by the majority of the members. -Currently the committee meets monthly.
* A majority of Members currently serving on the advisory committee constitutes a quorum.
* Members serve without compensation but receive reimbursement for travel expenses (lodging, meals, and transportation).
* Members are or individuals acting on their behalf are immune to civil liability for official acts performed in the course of their duties.

QUALIFICATIONS: -

Committee Members must:

* Communicate the experience and challenges of people with disabilities who are involved in hunting, fishing, and wildlife viewing in your region of Washington State.
* Present proposals addressing challenges people with disabilities encounter accessing WDFW facilities, lands, and waterways.
* Collaborate and work on committees with shared visions.
* Motivated to advocate for persons with disabilities.
* Available to travel and attend meetings.
* Have computer knowledge and access to internet to attend meetings.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification.

In order to successfully apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at -www.careers.wa.gov -and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:

* Current resume. -
* Three professional references. -
* A 300 word or less statement of interest indicating how you meet the qualifications and why you want to be a member of the ADA Advisory Committee. -

Closing date is: - 11:59 pm on September 15, 2021.

IMPORTANT NOTES: -

The Department of Fish and Wildlife's priority during the Covid-19 health crisis is to keep our staff, candidates, and the public safe. -We have transitioned to a virtual interview process, to include web-based interviews.

On Monday August 9, 2021, Governor Inslee enacted -Proclamation 21-14 -which requires that all employees of all state agencies not headed by an elected official be fully vaccinated with a recommended COVID-19 vaccine by October 18, 2021 as a condition of employment. Fully vaccinated includes the two-week waiting period after the last shot in each series, or single shot, is given. -If hired for this or any position at WDFW, you will be required to provide verification of COVID vaccination. A list of acceptable documents to provide verification can be reviewed here. Vaccination acceptable documents link

As part of WDFW's efforts to advance respectful and inclusive work environments, the Agency expects inclusivity as part of our professional interactions and communications. - Therefore, we want to ensure that all individuals feel welcome, are treated fairly and respectfully. -All staff are empowered to fully contribute to serving their work unit, Agency, and the citizens of Washington.

Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.

If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or -support@neogov.com.

* (Images shown are Pre-COVID, WDFW Staff follow current COVID Safety Protocol including the use of face masks).

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