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Public Works - Seasonal Casual Laborer
The City of Poulsbo is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Seasonal Casual Laborer (see link for job description).  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.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit their applications.

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.  The hourly rate is $13.00 – $15.00 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits:  Employees receive sick leave per state law.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a City Application to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370.

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

This position is open until filled.

The City of Poulsbo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Police Officer - Lateral

The City of Poulsbo is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer – Lateral (see link for job description).  The Civil Service Commission is seeking to establish a new list for Lateral Police Officer and qualified individuals are encouraged to submit their application packets.  In order to qualify as a lateral officer, one must meet the requirements established by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center (CJTC).  One requirement is for applicants to attend the Washington State Equivalency Academy.

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time with a starting salary of  approx. $6,163 per month or $35.42 per hour (Step C).  In 2019, there will be a cost of living increase as well as a 3% step increase.

Benefits:  Police Officers receive a 2-4% Educational Incentive pay, and 3% detective assignment pay.  Employees receive a holiday bank, 96 hours of vacation, 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% longevity pay after five years (longevity increases by 1% every five years thereafter with a 5% maximum).  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the Law Enforcement and Firefighters’ Retirement System (LEOFF) and is a member of the Poulsbo Police Officers Association (PPOA).  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 $1,456.68 per month.  The employee’s portion is $69.12 per month for full-family coverage.  Health benefits begin the second month after the month in which an employee works 80 hours.  The City also contributes $279.92 per month into a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA-VEBA).  There is a $45,000 life insurance policy.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a City Application, Resume and Cover Letter (letter of interest) to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370.  Please apply by Tuesday, April 10, 2018.  Interviews will be held on Monday, April 30, 2018.

Contact information:  Deanna S Kingery, Human Resources Manager, dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.com, 360-394-9705, or Deputy Chief Matt Brown, mbrown@cityofpoulsbo.com, 360-779-3113.

The City of Poulsbo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Police Officer - Entry level
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