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Maintenance Technician

The City of Poulsbo has an open position for a  Maintenance Technician (click on link for a complete job description).  Maintenance Technicians perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and construction work in the parks, streets, water, sewer, storm and solid waste divisions of the Public Works department.

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week) with a starting salary of $23.68 per hour.  The salary range is $23.68 – 27.42 per hour.

Benefits:  Employees receive ten paid holidays, 96 hours of vacation (increases after 2 years) as well as 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% longevity pay after five years (longevity increases by 1% every five years thereafter with a 5% cap). This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) as well as a member of Teamsters Local 589.  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 $1,452.28 per month.  The employee’s portion is $69.12 per month.  The City also contributes $70.00 per month into a Health Reimbursement (HRA-VEBA) and provides a $30,000 life insurance policy.

To apply: Qualified applicants are invited to submit a City Application and Resume by July 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm to: City of Poulsbo, Attn: Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St., Poulsbo, WA 98370.  Only candidates who will be interviewed will be contacted.

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

The City of Poulsbo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Building Inspector I

The City of Poulsbo has an open position for a  Building Inspector I (click on link for a complete job description).  Building Inspector I performs a variety of duties and responsibilities to accommodate land development within the City. He/she is responsible for applying the International Building Codes and providing and communicating alternatives to bring a structure into compliance with such codes.

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week) with a salary range is $23.68 – 27.42 per hour / depending on experience.

Benefits:  Employees receive ten paid holidays, 96 hours of vacation (increases after 2 years) as well as 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% longevity pay after five years (longevity increases by 1% every five years thereafter with a 5% cap). This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) as well as a member of Teamsters Local 589.  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 $1,452.28 per month.  The employee’s portion is $69.12 per month.  The City also contributes $70.00 per month into a Health Reimbursement (HRA-VEBA) and provides a $30,000 life insurance policy.

To apply: Qualified applicants are invited to submit a City Application and Resume. The first review of applications will be on July 13, 2017  the position is open until filled. Submit application to: City of Poulsbo, Attn: Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St., Poulsbo, WA 98370. Only candidates who will be interviewed will be contacted.

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

The City of Poulsbo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Volunteers In Police Service

Position: Police Volunteer – Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS)
Location: Poulsbo Police Department

Description of Duties:

  • Police Volunteers patrol the city during the day in a specially marked vehicle and wear a readily identifiable uniform. Their main function is to observe, record, and report.
  • Typically volunteers patrol in four hour shifts. During these patrols, volunteers perform vacation house checks, handicapped parking enforcement and general patrol. Typically a general patrol includes schools, neighborhoods, parks, and shopping areas. These may involve vehicle as well as foot patrol.
  • In addition volunteers can be utilized for traffic control at special events or at traffic collisions, may assist in search and rescue operations, and may be assigned other applicable duties in support of the Police Department.
  • Police Volunteers do not receive monetary compensation for their time.

Requirements

  • In order to become a Citizen Volunteer, an applicant must be 21 years of age, have no law violations in the last five years beyond a traffic citation, no felony convictions, and have a current drivers license (Washington is preferable). Additionally applicants need to be in good health with the ability to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time.
  • The selection process includes the completion of an application; a background/drivers license check, the completion of 3 orientation rides, and an interview.
  • Candidates who are accepted into the program are expected to perform one 4 hour patrol each week (16 hours monthly) and attend a monthly training meeting.

Application Information
To be considered for this position, please submit a City Application to:

City of Poulsbo – Police Department
200 NE Moe St
Poulsbo, WA 98370

This position is open continuously.

The City of Poulsbo is an Equal Opportunity Employer