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Office Services

Office Services is only accessible for couriers. If you need supplies, please send an email to Office Services and your supplies will be distributed via courier. If you need to drop off mail and it cannot be sent via the courier, or if you need supplies that are outside of the courier stops, please contact x. 2356 or direct dial 793-1582 for arrang...
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Package Delivery

The warehouses are on a normal business schedule and receiving deliveries. Packages delivered to the various warehouses will be held at that warehouse. For control and safety measures, employees expecting packages must contact the warehouse and arrange for pickup.
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Contacting Service Desk

Service Desk can now receive calls via the 2206 or 509-754-2206 queue numbers.Please feel free to use Covid Remote Working Support Team and Service Desk Service Request Form for non-immediate needs.Service Desk can now receive calls via the 2206 or 509-754-2206 queue numbers.Please feel free to use Covid Remote Working Support Team and Service Desk...
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Safety Meeting Makeup Instructions

Given the current circumstances, all of our District Safety Meetings will be completed through our Vivid Training site (LMS). This will include the March safety report and the CXO talking points.The training is now available to you and will need to be completed by April 4, 2020. Once you log into Vivid, you will find this under your "training requi...
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Use Microsoft Teams and conference calling as much as possible

Utilize the resources we have available to limit the amount of exposure and travel you need to communicate with coworkers. Training can be found here.Click here for information on resources to help you get email, attend meetings, and work remotely. 
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Things everyone can do when working remotely (even if you don't have VPN access):

Senior Management recommends employees do the following between regular work assignments:Complete any required training through Vivid Learning.Check your information on the Delve corporate directory to see if it is up to date. Log in with your regular Grant PUD credentials.Work on reconciling your PCard. Click here for a comprehensive PDF with inst...
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Sharepoint Invoice Approval

Log in with Edge as your browser, this seems to reduce the errors people are experiencingIf you receive an error, click the back arrow button to go back a page and enter the info again, it usually processes on the second attemptThere are times when not all the attributes are available to select, select the one's you can and we'll work with you on f...
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Office 365 Updates

OneDrive  Imagine a computing environment where your files and documents are always up to date, always available through the Internet and always in your control. That vision is here, and it is OneDrive. As part of the Office 365 transformation, we will be putting the OneDrive application on all district computers on March 25 and moving employe...
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Training Resources for Employees & Supervisors

Hey Everyone, The early part of my career was spent as an employee doing disaster public affairs work across the United States with the American Red Cross. I supported disaster relief and recovery efforts in wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, mass shootings, etc. In each event there was a common rhythm that emerged. The initial weeks were spent runn...
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Guidance on transportation of workstation office chair to home office

Employees can pick up or receive curb side drop off their workstation office chair. HOW: Employees working from home who desire the ergonomic features of their office chair can send an email to Jessica Ziegler <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> to arrange a pick up time or drop off date/ time at their front door. The schedule will depend on the number of re...
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Additional COVID-19 protocols for work in the power plants & Wanapum Maintenance Center

Additional protocols have been put in place specifically for entry into Priest Rapids, Wanapum, and the Wanapum Maintenance Center. Nothing in this communication is intended to relax the current standard as previously established throughout the District. It is only intended to enhance current protocols for these locations due to the close proximity...
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Get paid to live healthy with KrowdFit

Use your Fitbit, smart phone or other device to track your health progress and earn dollars through the new KrowdFit program, offered to Grant PUD employees for free through our Premera medical plan. Grant PUD Business Systems Analyst Shelly Irvine does, and she's already won $125 for tracking her meals and getting active."This is, literally, the r...
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Kevin urges attendance at upcoming training sessions

Editor's note: Tom Stredwick's Working@Grant training program referenced in this column is not related to the Working@Grant newsletter, even though both have identical names.Good afternoon, We are about to embark on an initiative that the executive team and I believe will positively impact the health of Grant PUD's culture well into the future. One...
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Revamped Spot Recognition is now online

The updated, simplified Spot Recognition process is now up and running. The new webpage – grantpud.org/recognition - accessible from anywhere with an internet connection, includes a nomination form, answers to frequently asked questions, and a list of the newest award options. If you have any questions, please contact Cindy McClure at (509) 793-159...
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What to do if you are returning from another country

At this time, travel restrictions and entry screening only apply to travelers arriving from countries with a level 3 travel health notice. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/after-travel-precautions.html[Note: US policies are subject to change as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.]This means that if you traveled from countries oth...
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Grant PUD silver anniversary memento

  Download PDF File Here Recently, my wife and I were going thru some bookcases at home and I ran across the attached that I had completely forgot about. We found this in our house when we bought it from the Estate of Ross Freer in 1998. Ross and his wife had built the house in the early 1950's and lived there until shortly before his death in...
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OneDrive: Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What is OneDrive?OneDrive is an integral part of Office 365. OneDrive is a Microsoft-hosted location where employees can store and share files and access files from anywhere using various any Internet-connected device. OneDrive is replacing the N: drive. 2. Why is OneDrive replacing our N: drive?OneDrive is a personal storage drive that enables ...
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Important Resources to Help You Get Email, Attend Meetings and Work Remotely

Many resources are available to employees to enable them to work and meet remotely: 1.Drop-In Demonstrations (getting email from home, using Teams, what is Office 365, mobile applications and more)View demonstrations schedule 2. Contact the Service Desk through New Teams Group: COVID REMOTE WORKING SUPPORT New channel set up dedicated to suppo...
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COVID-19 Response Update for Supervisors - 3/18/2020

Dear Supervisors,First I want to tell you that I and the senior executive team are so proud of the work you are doing. We're being challenged with an unprecedented situation here and you and your employees are demonstrating our commitment to excellence in service and leadership. Your dedication and creativity has already helped us achieve so much i...
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Work Location Instructions

In response to the growing threat of COVID-19 Coronavirus, we will be taking the following precautions. All supervisors will facilitate working from home as much as possible with their employees. Please use the Temporary Telecommuting Policy as instructions.In cases where employees must work on site, supervisors and employees shall follow the instr...
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