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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

Electric Meter Services Supervisor – Electric/Meter Services

Planning, organizing, assigning, monitoring, and evaluating staff. Performing skilled tasks related to metering installation, maintenance, repair, testing, and field service activities. Coordinates work with local electricians and customers. Ensures safety rules and regulations are followed. Work exposes employee to inside and outside environmental conditions. Work is supervised by the Electric Support Superintendent. NCDL required. High school graduate plus two years experience, or two year degree in electronics plus one year experience preferred. Experience in the maintenance, repair, and testing of meters or related electronic technology work including some experience in a lead worker or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary Grade: 20
Starting Salary: $36,831
Application Deadline: Until Filled


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: Until Filled


PT Administrative Support Assistant - Tourism/Civic Center

Serves as clerk to the WTDA board, takes minutes and maintains documents and files; prepares bills and documents for monthly financials, bill payment and payroll; maintains office supplies and equipment; prepares audit documents; processes contracts and payments for events; maintains master rental database online, etc.  Regular work schedule will be Monday – Friday 25 hours per week. Graduation from high school and several years of administrative support or office management experience including strong public contact duties; or an equivalent combination of experience and training.

Salary Grade: 8
Starting Salary: $9.86/hr.
Application Deadline: 9/4/2015



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. Seeking qualified applicant to work week day shifts early mornings (5:45 am to 1 pm) and/or early afternoons (1 pm to 3 pm), typically less than 20 hours a week.

Salary Grade 6
Starting Salary: $8.94/hr.
Application Deadline: Until Filled