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ENGINEER III - ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

The City of Poulsbo is seeking to add a talented engineer to our team.  Are you interested in joining a small team of well-rounded players with a collaborative spirit and growth mindset?  We offer an excellent work environment, great benefits, and the opportunity to make a difference in a small city.  We currently seek to fill one position:

Hours and Compensation: The position is full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8am-4:30pm.  This is not a remote position.  The 2024 salary range for the position is $43.59 – $50.53 per hour.

Benefits: The City contributes 95% of the cost of medical/vision premiums and 100% of dental premiums. The employee’s cost is $81.34 per month for full family coverage.  There is a $30,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City. Employees receive 11 paid holidays, 8 hours of sick leave accrual per month, and 8 hours of vacation accruals per month with future increases to the vacation accruals per the collective bargaining agreement. After six months of employment, employees receive one floating holiday; and after one year, two personal leave days are provided. Employees receive an additional 1% longevity pay after five years which increases every five years thereafter with a 6% maximum. This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the State of Washington’s PERS System. Upon vesting, employees have access to a retiree health insurance program.

To apply: Candidates are invited to submit an Employment Application (Click to link)Letter of Interest, and Resume to City of Poulsbo Human Resources Department via e-mail to humanresources@cityofpoulsbo.com, or by mail or drop-off to:

City of Poulsbo
Attn: Human Resources
200 NE Moe St.
Poulsbo, WA 98370

First review of applications is May 23, 2024; the position is open until filled.

Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check.

Contact information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com or 360-394-9705.

TAX COLLECTIONS ACCOUNTING CLERK - FINANCE DEPARTMENT

The City of Poulsbo’s Finance Department is looking for a Tax Collections Accounting Clerk with exceptional customer service skills to perform a variety of routine and recurring duties in a busy office environment at City Hall. This position will be responsible for tasks such as receipting, typing, word processing, creating, and maintaining spreadsheets, front counter duties, and screening telephone calls.

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, technology skills, a teamwork mindset, a cooperative, self-starter attitude, and the abilities to multitask and prioritize.  Please refer to the full job description to understand whether you meet experience requirements as indicated through the linked skill set descriptions.

Hours:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week), Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Compensation:
The salary range is $29.39 – $34.07 per hour and the starting salary will depend on experience.

Benefits:
Employees receive 8 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 8 hours of sick leave accrual per month, and 11 paid holidays.  After six months of employment, employees receive one floating holiday and after one year, two personal leave days are provided.  Employees also receive an additional 1% longevity pay after five years (longevity increases every five years thereafter with a 6% cap).  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the State of Washington’s PERS system.  The City pays 95% of medical and vision premiums and 100% of dental insurance premiums.  The employees’ portion is $81.34 per month for full-family health insurance coverage.  There is also an excellent retiree medical plan available for qualified employees.  Additionally, the City and employees contribute to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA-VEBA) that can be used for out-of-pocket health expenses.  There is a $30,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit an Employment Application, Resume and Letter of Interest to:

City of Poulsbo
Attn:  Human Resources
200 NE Moe St
Poulsbo, WA  98370

or via e-mail to humanresources@cityofpoulsbo.com.

Acceptance of applications will end May 9, 2024. 

There are two components to this process:
Testing will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.
Interviews will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2024.

Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check.

Contact information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com or 360-394-9705.

HOUSING, HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT – PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST 1

The Housing, Health and Human Services Department is seeking a Peer Support Specialist 1 for our team. We’re looking for a professional to work with individuals who visit the Recovery Resource Center. This person will serve as an accountability partner to help individuals plan, evaluate, and maintain their recovery journey by engaging in a positive supportive relationship. Please click the following link to view the job description: Recovery Resource Center Peer Support Specialist I Job Description

Hours:  The position is a temporary role working 20 hours per week.

Compensation: 
Casual Labor Scale 9-A ($30 per hour)

Benefits:
 Casual Labor employees receive sick time accrual per state law.

To apply:
  Candidates are invited to submit an Employment Application, Resume and Letter of Interest to:

City of Poulsbo
Attn:  Kim Hendrickson
200 NE Moe St
Poulsbo, WA  98370

or via e-mail to kimberlyh@cityofpoulsbo.com.

First review of applications will be Wednesday, May 1, 2024.  The position is open until filled.
*Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check.

Contact information:  Kim Hendrickson, Director of Housing, Health and Human Services, kimberlyh@cityofpoulsbo.com or 360-394-9794.

PUBLIC WORKS - SEASONAL/TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE

This job posting will be used to fill multiple temporary laborer positions in the Public Works Department.  Positions will be filled as needed throughout the year.  All interested employees are encouraged to apply even though you may only be working for limited periods of time.

Compensation:  The starting salary is $20.00 per hour depending on experience.

Hours:  The position may be full-time (40 hours per week), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm or part-time and hours may vary.

To view the job description, please see: Seasonal Casual Laborer

Temporary positions are not eligible for health coverage.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit an  Employment Application to Human Resources via e-mail to humanresources@cityofpoulsbo.com.

Application packets may also be sent to:
City of Poulsbo
Attn:  Human Resources
200 NE Moe St
Poulsbo, WA  98370.

Contact information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com or 360-394-9705.

Police officer - lateral

The City of Poulsbo is seeking applications for an experience police officer to become a member of the Poulsbo Police Department.  This is an exciting opportunity to live and work in a picturesque, friendly, growing community.  We hope you consider joining our team.  Please click the following link to view the job duties for the position, Police Officer Job Description.

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time and most shifts work four 10 hour days.  The 2024 salary range is $42.61 – $49.40 per hour depending on experience.  There is also a Lateral Hiring Bonus Program of up to $5,000.

Benefits:  The City contributes 95% of the cost of medical/vision premiums and 100% of dental premiums for full family coverage.  The employee’s total cost is $81.34 per month. The City also contributes $200 per month towards a health reimbursement account (HRA-VEBA) that can be used for out-of-pocket health expenses.  There is a $45,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City.

Employees receive a holiday bank, sick leave and vacation accruals per the collective bargaining agreement.  After six months of employment, employees receive one floating holiday; and after one year, two personal leave days are provided. Employees receive an additional 1.25% longevity pay after five years which increases every five years thereafter with a 5.75% maximum.  Educational incentive pay includes a 2% premium for 90 credit hours or an AA degree, 4% premium for a Bachelor’s degree and a 6% premium for a Master’s degree.  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the State of Washington’s LEOFF System (LEOFF).

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit an Employment Application, Resume and Letter of Interest to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St., Poulsbo, WA  98370 or via e-mail to humanresources@cityofpoulsbo.com.  The position is open until filled.

Contact information:  Chief Ron Harding, rharding@cityofpoulsbo.com; or Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com or 360-394-9705.

Police Department - POLICE OFFICER (ENTRY LEVEL)

The City utilizes Public Safety Testing (PST) to conduct the initial screening for entry-level candidates.  Test scores are downloaded from PST’s website only at the time of a hiring process and candidates will be contacted at that time.   Click here to learn more.