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Administrative Assistant

Come join our team as an Administrative Assistant in the Planning and Economic Development Department at the City of Poulsbo!

The Administrative Assistant for the Planning and Economic Development Department helps support a team of dedicated staff.  The position prepares and distributes official hearing records and public notices; prepares and assembles meeting packets for boards and commissions;  manages public meetings and hearings; and serves as Clerk of the Planning Commission and Hearing Examiner.

The Administrative Assistant position also provides administrative support such as managing consulting contracts and budget, assisting with drafting and distributing correspondence, creating spreadsheets, assisting in preparing presentations and doing research.   Will also assist with office software training and staff troubleshooting needs.

Please click the following link to view the job description, Administrative Assistant Job Descriptionopens PDF file .

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week).  The salary range is $26.39 – $30.57 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits: Employees receive 8 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year, and 10 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 5% 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 $74.36 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 a resume, letter of interest, and Employment Applicationopens PDF file to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or via e-mail to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email.

The position closes October 15, 2021, 4:00 p.m.  Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check.

Position updates will be posted on this page.

Contact information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, opens in a new windowdkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email or 360-394-9705.

Engineering - Engineer I

The Engineer I performs engineering work and lead special projects.  Assists in the preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates for Public Works projects and capital projects.  This is a great opportunity to join a progressive engineering team!  Please click the following link to view the job description, opens in a new windowEngineer I Job Descriptionopens PDF file .

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week).  The salary range is $34.71 – $40.17 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits: Employees receive 8 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year, and 10 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 5% 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 $74.36 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 a resume, letter of interest and Employment Applicationopens PDF file to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or via e-mail to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email.

The position is open until filled.  Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check.

Position updates will be posted on this page.

Contact information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, opens in a new windowdkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email or 360-394-9705.

Engineering - Field Inspector/Senior Field Inspector

The Engineering Department has one opening and will fill either the Field Inspector or the Senior Field Inspector position.  Field Inspectors perform a full range of field and office engineering duties including inspection and testing of public improvements, such as streets, water systems, storm and sanitary sewers and assisting in the review of plans, specifications, and technical reports.

If you are interested in joining a great team and have construction experience, this position is for you.  Please click the following link to view the job descriptions, opens in a new windowSenior Field Inspector Job Descriptionopens PDF file   and opens in a new windowField Inspector Job Description.opens PDF file

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week).  The salary range is $31.46 – $37.17 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits: Employees receive 8 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year, and 10 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 5% 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 $74.36 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 a resume, letter of interest and Employment Applicationopens PDF file to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or preferably via e-mail to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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

Position updates will be posted on this page.

Contact information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, opens in a new windowdkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email or 360-394-9705.

Engineering - Engineering Technician/Senior Engineering Technician

Please click the following link to view the job descriptions, opens in a new windowEngineering Technician Job Descriptionopens PDF file  and opens in a new windowSenior Engineering Tech Job Description.opens PDF file

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week).  The salary range is $29.68 – $37.89 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits: Employees receive 8 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year, and 10 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 5% 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 $74.36 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 a resume, letter of interest and Employment Applicationopens PDF file to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or via e-mail to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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

Position updates will be posted on this page.

Contact information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, opens in a new windowdkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email or 360-394-9705.

Police department - Police officer (lateral)

The City of Poulsbo is seeking an experienced police officer to become a member of the Poulsbo Department.  Please click the following links to view the opens in a new windowFlyeropens PDF file as well as job duties in the Police Officer opens in a new windowJob Description.  Currently, we have two open positions.opens PDF file

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time and most shifts work four 10 hour days.  The starting salary is $38.38 – $41.90 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits:  Employees receive 8 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year, and a holiday bank.  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 1.25% longevity pay after five years (longevity increases every five years thereafter with a 5.75% cap).  Educational incentive pay includes a 2% premium for 90 credit hours or an AA degree and a 4% premium for a Bachelor’s degree or higher.  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the State of Washington’s LEOFF system.  The City pays 95% of medical and vision premiums and 100% of dental insurance premiums.  The employees’ portion is $74.36 per month for full-family medical, vision and dental insurance coverage.  Additionally, the City contributes $303.00 per month to 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.

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

Contract information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, opens in a new windowdkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email 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.  Currently, we have two open positions.  opens in a new windowClick here to learn more.

PUBLIC WORKS - MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

 The Maintenance Technician performs a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and construction work with the Parks/Street Division, the Water/Sewer/Storm Division, or the Solid Waste Division of the Public Works Department. Duties include construction, repair, and maintenance of City parks, streets, alleys, water and sewer distribution systems, storm systems, and Solid Waste collections.  Please click the following link to view the job description, Maintenance Technician Job Descriptionopens PDF file .

Hours:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week),  Monday through Friday from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.

Compensation:  The starting salary is $26.39 – $30.57 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits: Employees receive 8 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year, and 10 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 5% 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 $74.36 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 Applicationopens PDF file to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or via e-mail to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email.

The position is reposted and open until filled.  Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check.

Position updates will be posted on this page.

Contact information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, opens in a new windowdkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email or 360-394-9705.

Public works - 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.  Temporary positions are hired for up to five months and are not eligible for health coverage.  To view the job description, opens in a new windowclick here.opens PDF file

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

Compensation:  The starting salary is $18.00 – $20.00 per hour depending on experience.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a Employment Applicationopens PDF file to Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, via e-mail to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email.  Application packets may also be sent to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370.

Contract information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, opens in a new windowdkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comcreate new email or 360-394-9705.