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Seattle, WA
1001 to 5000 employees
1911
Government
Transportation & Logistics
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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The Port of Seattle oversees both an airport (Seattle-Tacoma International, also known as Sea-Tac) and a seaport. The agency's aviation division sees more than 30 million passengers a year. The seaport division serves more than 20 container carriers that import ... Read more

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Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani
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    I worked at Port of Seattle full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunities within the organization to learn, develop and grow with the company. Positive work/life balance. Good Pay and Benefits and great people to work with!

    Cons

    Sometimes slow process for approvals

    Advice to Management

    Keep communication lines open with staff.

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    Veteran Fellow-Health and Safety Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in SeaTac, WA
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Port of Seattle (SeaTac, WA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    HR assistant called day after job posting closed to schedule interview for next day. Sat in with two people, HR lead and responsible for the Veterans Fellowship program and the Health and Safety Manager. Allotted time was 45 min. Panel had 9 questions alternating who asked and provided additional context throughout. They were required to write my answers down. Prior fellow informed me to ensure to use the STAR method when answering. Very comfortable and relaxed forum. HR lead stated I would get email notification of decision within one week. Manager stated I would primarily work in SEATAC and deal with occupational safety.

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    • How did you hear about the Veterans Fellowship and what experience does you possess related to the position?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time you disagree with your employer and how you handled it.   Answer Question
    • Describe a time when you dealt with lock out tag out and confined spaces.   Answer Question
    • What is the most creative solution you have developed? Which Microsoft product are you familiar with and how often do you use them and for what?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time when you have maintain safety in previous experience. What do you hope to get out of this position when it concludes?   Answer Question
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