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Accounting Manager - Finance Department

9/16/19 Update – The position has been filled.  Thank you for your interest!

9/10/19 Update:  Candidates who will be interviewed have been contacted.  Thank you for your interest!

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The City of Poulsbo’s Finance Department is accepting application packets for the position of Accounting Manager (click here to view the Announcement).  Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit their Application packet.

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time with a salary range of $82,195 – $89,817 depending on experience. 

Benefits:  Employees receive nine paid holidays, 200 hours of vacation per year (front-loaded and pro-rated), and 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year.  After six months, 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 per the longevity schedule).  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the Public Employees’ Retirement Systems (PERS).  The City pays 95% of medical and vision premiums, 100% of dental premiums for full-family coverage and 100% of life insurance premiums.  Employees pay $71.60 per month for full-family coverage.  The City and employees each contribute $100.00 per month for a total of $200.00 into a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA-VEBA).  There is a $30,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a Letter of Interest, Resume and City Application to:  City of Poulsbo, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or e-mail application to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com.  The position is open until filled; first review on Friday, September 6, 2019.

Interviews will be held on September 12, 2019.

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

Contract Administrator - Engineering Department

9/17/19 Update:  Candidates who will be tested have been contacted.  Thank you for your interest!

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Invitation to Apply

The Engineering and Building team is seeking a Project Coordinator/Contract Administrator that enjoys working within a diverse group on the delivery of city projects and facilitation of contract administration.  The successful individual will support our Project Engineers and Senior Contract Administrator on a variety of tasks which includes:

  • Scheduling
  • Organizing and Balancing Priorities
  • Record-keeping/Project Accounting
  • Monitoring progress
  • Tracking paperwork
  • Updating team members and partners
  • Managing information flow
  • A wide variety of work delivered within a team oriented spirit

The Project Coordinator will need to be organized, customer service oriented, good at multitasking, able to problem solve, have a knack for numbers and be driven to succeed.  Our team likes to work hard, not take ourselves too seriously, and we pride ourselves in helping each other to grow and do our best.  If this feels like a fit for you, please submit your application for the position in beautiful downtown Poulsbo. Thank for your interest.

Please click the following link to view the Job Description

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time with a starting salary of $25.98 – $27.57 per hour depending on experience.   The salary range for the position is $25.98 – $30.11 per hour.

Benefits:  Employees receive nine paid holidays, 8 hours of vacation per month (increases in third year), and 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year.  After six months, 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 per the longevity schedule).  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the Public Employees’ Retirement Systems (PERS).  The City pays 95% of medical and vision premiums, 100% of dental premiums for full-family coverage and 100% of life insurance premiums.  Employees pay 5% or $71.60 per month for full-family coverage.  The City contributes $100.00 and employees contribute $50.00 per month into a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA-VEBA).  There is a $30,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a Letter of Interest, Resume and City Application to:  City of Poulsbo, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or e-mail application to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com.  The position is open until filled; first review on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

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

Police Officer (Lateral) - Police Department

The City of Poulsbo’s Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a community oriented police department.  A ideal candidate will be an experienced police officer in a non-probationary status.  Please see the following link to view the position announcement ~ 2019 PPD Flyer.

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time with a starting salary of $36.76 – $40.13 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits:  Employees receive a holiday bank of hours that can be used throughout the year or if unused at year end, the hours are cashed out; 8 hours of vacation accrual per month (increases in 3rd year), and 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year.  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).  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters Retirement System (LEOFF).  The City pays 95% of medical and vision premiums, 100% of dental premiums for full-family coverage and 100% of life insurance premiums for a total of $1,504.00 per month.  Employees  pay $71.60 per month for full-family health insurance coverage for an excellent health and dental insurance plan.  The City also contributes $290.42 per month into a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA-VEBA).  There is a $45,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a Letter of Interest, Resume and City Application to:  City of Poulsbo, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or e-mail application packet to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comWe have a current opening and the position is open until filled!!

Contact information:  Deanna S Kingery, HR Manager, dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com, 360-394-9705 or Chief Dan Schoonmaker, dschoonmaker@cityofpoulsbo.com.

Preschool Assistant - Parks and Recreation Department

9/16/19 Update – The position has been filled.  Thank you for your interest!

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The City of Poulsbo’s Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for the position of Preschool Assistant at the Learn and Grow Preschool.  Click here to view the Preschool Assistant Job Description.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit their application.

Hours and Compensation:  The position is part-time (12.75 hours per week) with occasional fill-in as needed.  The schedule is Thursdays from 9:15 am – 3:30 pm and Fridays from 9:15 am – 3:45 pm.  The hourly range is $13.66-15.38 per hour (Depending on Experience)

Benefits:  Vacation and sick leave; paid holidays

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a City Application to:  City of Poulsbo, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or e-mail application to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com.  The position is open until filled.

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

POLICE DEPARTMENT - CASUAL LABOR

The City of Poulsbo Police Department is seeking to fill a Casual Labor position within the Administrative Services Section.  This position will be a varied schedule (approximately 10 -15 hours per week) with the possibility of more hours to fill in as needed.  This position will start at $15.00/hour.

We are seeking an individual who has prior customer service experience, both with answering phones and receiving the public at the front counter.  The preferred candidate will have experience with Office 365 and be detail oriented. This individual will be comfortable working independently as well as part of a team in an often fast-paced environment. Duties include:  file and database maintenance, reception of the public at front counter, answering phones and assisting callers, filing, scanning, webpage maintenance, assisting with social media along with special projects as assigned.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a City Application to:  City of Poulsbo Police, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or e-mail application to  application to kziemann@cityofpoulsbo.com.  First review of applications will begin September 10, 2019; open until filled.

Contact information:  Kelly Ziemann, Administrative Services Manager, kziemann@cityofpoulsbo.com, 360-394-9782.

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