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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.

Chemical Analyst – Public Works/Water Resources

Performs chemical and biological tests to monitor water quality for water and wastewater.  Also completes necessary reports and maintains records and files. Requires considerable knowledge organic and inorganic chemistry as well as modern laboratory techniques, materials, equipment, etc. Must be able to take water and sewer samples; perform medium physical work; and prepare, analyze and record laboratory results and data. Associates degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science, or related field, and some laboratory and/or treatment plant operations experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. NCDL required. Requires Grade II Wastewater and/or Grade C Water Treatment certification or able to obtain with specified time period.

Pay Grade: 17
Starting Salary: $31,404
Application Deadline: 11/07/2014


PT Facility Attendant - Parks and Recreation

Oversee the Susiegray McConnell Sports Complex and the Bobby Andrews Recreation Center during recreational baseball, soccer, and basketball seasons. Work schedule will vary and will primarily be late afternoons and evenings with some Saturday and Sunday work required. Enforce facility rules and policies; pick up liter and empty trash cans; lock and unlock concession stands and press boxes; maintain bathrooms; check for water leaks and other duties as needed. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and public. NCDL and some knowledge of water systems would be desirable.

Salary Grade: 7
Starting Salary: $9.27/hr.
Application Deadline: 11/14/2014


PT Lifeguard – Parks and Recreation/Aquatics

Responsibilities include ensuring the education and enforcement of water safety and responding to emergencies. Requires current American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certifications. Job involves daily cleaning tasks, interacting with the public, chemical testing and computer use. May be asked to assist in teaching swim lessons and other community activities. Must be available weeknights and weekends as needed, typically less than 20 hours a week.

Salary Grade 6
Starting Salary:  $8.83/hr
Application Deadline: Until Filled