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Division of  Human Resources & Risk Management

Embracing Change and the Opportunity it brings


Through strategic partnerships and collaboration, the Human Resources/Risk Management division recruits, develops and retains a high performing, diverse workforce while fostering a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for the City’s most valuable resources - its PEOPLE. 


Deliver Human Resources/Risk Management programs and services with such quality and sense of urgency that our city gains a competitive advantage in becoming a GREAT place to work.  


  1. Promote Honesty, Integrity, and Trust: We honor our commitments and conduct business in a manner that promotes fairness, respect, honesty, and trust.

  2. Celebrate Teamwork: We encourage the diversity of thoughts, experiences, and backgrounds and celebrate participation and partnership in all of our endeavors.

  3. Encourage Communication: We solicit the input of others and strive for transparency and inclusiveness.

  4. Focus on Our Customers: We have a passion for service and are committed to knowing our customers’ business, anticipating their needs, and exceeding expectations.

  5.  Embrace Change and Innovation: We are open to possibility, foster creativity and risk-taking to support continuous improvement.

  6. Demonstrate a Sense of Urgency: in everything we do!

The City of Washington is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.



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 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


PT Custodian – Tourism/Civic Center

Must be able to perform manual labor involving a variety of building maintenance tasks including cleaning floors, windows, restrooms, emptying trash, sweeping decks and sidewalk, picking up trash on grounds and breaking down and setting up tables and chairs. Variable work schedule 8-10 hours or less per week primarily weekend and evening work.

Salary Range: $7.35/hr - $10.88/hr.
Application Deadline: 6/6/2016



PT Library Desk Clerk – Brown Library

Responsible for varied duties at the Circulation Desk, including: checking in and out of materials, registering new patrons, placing holds, assisting customers with public computers, photocopying, faxing, using electronic resources, assisting with NC Cardinal and resource sharing, scheduling of meeting spaces, shelving and shelf-reading, and other tasks as assigned.  Candidate must have good customer service skills.  High school diploma or GED required.  Basic knowledge of computers, Microsoft, PowerPoint, Dewey Decimal System, and e-readers required.  Varied work schedule, approximately 16 hours per week.

Salary Range: $7.35 - $10.88/hr.
Application Deadline: 6/6/2016



PT Aquatics Front Desk Attendant – Parks and Recreation

Customer service experience and computer skills needed. Greet and check in guests. Provide information regarding; rules, memberships, classes, rentals, etc. . Perform opening and closing procedures. Give tours. Light janitorial duties.  Enforce facility rules and help maintain order. Record maintenance, update database, filing and general office equipment use. First Aid and CPR required, or ability to obtain. High School diploma or (GED) desired. Approximately 15-20 hours per week. Evening and Saturday hours.

Salary Range: $7.35 - $10.88
Application Deadline: 5/26/2016