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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 an opens in a new windowEmployment 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 - Water Quality Manager/Coordinator

The Water Quality Manager is the NPDES Coordinator and is responsible for the inter-departmental development, implementation, coordination, tracking, and reporting of the City’s compliance with Washington State’s Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit.  If you are interested in joining a great team and have a passion for making a difference, this position is for you.  Individuals with aptitude and a desire to grow are encouraged to apply.  Please click the following link to view the job description, opens in a new windowWQ Program Mgr job descriptionopens 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 an opens in a new windowEmployment 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.

PARKS & RECREATION - administrative support clerk

The Administrative Support Clerk is responsible for the reception area at the Recreation Center. The individual performs continuous customer service duties including program registrations and facility rentals.  He/she must effectively communicate with customers and staff and have the ability to handle multiple administrative tasks.  The Parks and Recreation Department is a busy but fun place to work.  Please click the following link to view the job description,  opens in a new windowAdministrative Support Clerk Job Descriptionopens PDF file .

Hours:  The position is part-time (30 hours per week).  Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 2:30 pm though the hours may vary.

Compensation:  The starting salary is $16.24 – $18.83 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits:  Employees receive 6 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 6 hours of sick leave accrual per month, 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.  This position is not eligible for health insurance benefits.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a opens in a new windowEmployment 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.  E-mailed packets are preferred.

The position is open until filled.  This page will be updated as the process moves forward.

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

PLANNING - PLANNING DIRECTOR

The Planning Director reports directly to the Mayor and is an integral member of the management team.  The primary duties include coordinating the daily operation and long range planning activities of the  Planning Department.  Please click the following link to view the job description, opens in a new windowPlanning Director Job Descriptionopens PDF file .

Hours and Compensation:  The position is a full-time, salaried position.  The 2021 salary range is $113,225 – $131,258.

Benefits: Employees receive 200 hours per year of vacation accrual (front loaded/pro-rated), 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 (Public Employees’ Retirement 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.  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 opens in a new windowEmployment 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.  Please submit application packets by Friday, September 10, 2021.

Important dates:  Applications are due on or before Friday, September 10, 2021.  Interviews will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021.  Applicants who are invited to interview will be notified by email.

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.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 opens in a new windowEmployment 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 - MECHANIC ASSISTANT

The Mechanic Assistant maintains and repairs city owned equipment such as pickups, cars and mowers as well as assisting the mechanic with more complex equipment repairs.  Please click the following link to view the job description, opens in a new windowMechanic Assistant 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 opens in a new windowEmployment 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.

Public works - seasonal employee

This job posting will be used to fill multiple seasonal laborer positions in the Public Works Department.  Positions will be filled as needed, throughout the summer months.  Seasonal 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 opens in a new windowEmployment 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.