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seasonal employee - Public works

This job posting will be used to fill multiple seasonal laborer positions in the Public Works Department.  Positions will be filled starting in April and 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, click here. opens in a new windowopens 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 $15.00 – $17.00 per hour depending on experience.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a Employment Application opens in a new windowopens 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, dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com opens in a new windowcreate new email or 360-394-9705.

Police Officer (lateral) - Police Department

The City of Poulsbo is seeking an experienced police officer to become a member of the Poulsbo Police Department.  Please click the following links to view the Flyer opens in a new windowopens PDF file as well as job duties in the Police Officer Job Description. opens in a new windowopens PDF file

Hours:  The position is a full-time position and most shifts work four 10 hour days.

Compensation:  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 a Employment Application opens in a new windowopens PDF file , Resume and Letter of Interest 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.  The closing date is Friday, March 5, 2021.  Interviews are currently scheduled for Thursday, March 11, 2021.

Applicants who are invited to interview will be notified by email.  Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Background Check. 

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

LIEUTENANT - Police Department

The Lieutenant reports directly to the Chief of Police and is an integral member of the management team.  This is an exempt, at-will position.  The primary duties include coordinating the daily operation activities through subordinates and providing technical assistance to the Chief.  Please click the following link to view the job description, Lieutenant Job Description opens in a new windowopens PDF file .

Hours:  The position is a full-time, salaried position.

Compensation:  The starting salary is $109,927 – $116,621, depending on experience.  The 2021 salary range is $109,927 – $127,435.

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 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 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 a Employment Application opens in a new windowopens 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 first review of applications is on Friday, January 8, 2021; the position is open until filled.

Applicants who are invited to interview will be notified by email.  Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Background Check.

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

Police Officer (Entry level) - Police Department

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 do not have any open positions.  Click here to learn more. opens in a new window