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Job Opportunities with the City of Washington

Application Procedure

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Washington.  A City of Washington Application for Employment and Applicant Control Sheet must be submitted for each position vacancy for which you would like to be considered.   These forms may be printed and returned to:

City of Washington
Department of Human Resources
102 E. 2nd Street
P.O. Box 1988
Washington, NC 27889

Applications will only be accepted for current position vacancies listed and must be received by the application deadline noted, if applicable.  Any application received that does not reflect a currently posted job vacancy will be returned without action.

All applications require Adobe Reader

Applicants for Police Officer and Telecommunicator are required to submit additional documents.  Please click on the link below for a full application package if applying for one of these positions.

A pre-employment drug screen and background check are required prior to employment. If additional assistance is needed you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 252-975-9305.

Available Positions


Utility Maintenance Worker – Public Works/Water & Wastewater Distribution/Collection

Performs a variety of technical duties locating water & sewer utilities and maintaining a variety records related to work activities; also assists in water system maintenance and repairs, unstopping sewers, and running flow tests. Must be able to perform medium physical work. NCDL required. High school graduate with considerable clerical and semi-skilled utility field experience, map and blueprint reading skills or equivalent.

Salary Grade: 10
Starting Salary: $22,611
Application Deadline: 7/16/2015


PT Administrative Support Specialist – Electric

Performs a variety of clerical, records processing, data entry, program assistant, or support duties in an office requiring an understanding of the department's services. May process mail for the unit; may handle confidential items and/or material. Makes appointments and coordinates arrangements for meetings and conferences as requested. Operates a computer to generate correspondence. Takes minutes at board meeting; transcribes into final format, distributes completed document. General and working knowledge of office practices and procedures. Graduation from a two-year community college or business school and experience in a secretarial or clerical support position; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary Grade: 14
Starting Salary: $13.21/hr
Application Deadline: 7/17/2015