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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.

Laboratory Supervisor – Public Works/Water Resources

Supervises and participates in a variety of chemical, biological, and microbiological tests designed to produce safe operation of water and waste treatment in a state certified laboratory. Also oversees the City's industrial wastewater pretreatment program.  Establishes work schedules and timetables; troubleshoots process problems; conducts complex laboratory procedures; prepares and maintains a variety of reports, records, and files.  Must have thorough knowledge of modern laboratory techniques, materials, and equipment; principles of organic and inorganic chemistry; and application of information technology to water and wastewater laboratory analysis and records management.  Requires bachelor's degree in chemistry and six months laboratory experience in analytical chemistry; or an associate's degree in chemistry technology, environmental science or related field, and two years analytical chemistry experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.  NCDL and possession of operator's certificate level B or III in water or wastewater treatment.

Salary Grade: 20 (Salary Range: $36,354 - $53,804)
Starting Salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Application Deadline: 8/1/2014


PT Dock Master – Community and Cultural Services

Supervises activities of the waterfront docks, including responsibility for the safe mooring of vessels and maintaining a clean and safe environment.  Also serves as the ambassador to the waterfront.  Supervises and coordinates daily activities and schedules of staff as well as facilities maintenance and repair; manages customer accounts and reservations; provides customer service; participates in short and long range planning; and assists in budget preparation.  High school graduate with considerable experience in boating and waterfront facilities and docks maintenance; including supervisory and administrative experience. Approximately 25 hours per week with flexible work schedule including some evenings, weekends and holidays.  NCDL.  First Aid and CPR certified or able to obtain. Must be able to perform medium physical work.

Salary Grade: 10 (Salary Range: $10.73 - $15.88/HR)
Starting Salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Application Deadline: 8/1/2014