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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.

Treatment Plant Operator – Public Works/Water Resources

Performs a variety of operational, laboratory, and maintenance duties in a water and/or wastewater treatment plant. High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by course work in Chemistry or Biology and Math with some experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment, preferably in water or wastewater treatment plant.  Ability to obtain N.C. Grade I Wastewater and Class C Water Treatment Plant operator’s certification within 18 months. NCDL required.  50 lb. lifting requirement.  Rotating shift work. Generous pay incentives including percentage increases and bonuses for various certification attainments.

Salary Grade: 15
Starting Salary: $28,485
Application Deadline: 12/5/2014


Field Services Representative – Electric/Meter Services

Performs a variety of responsible utility field services tasks including setting and discontinuing utility services; performing cut on and cut off of services; delivering notices to customers; answering questions from the public; checking conditions of meter bases for proper voltages; reading electric and water meter routes; and completing work orders assigned. Must have simple mechanical skills and some computer knowledge. Some evening work will be required. Graduation from high school and some experience in public contact work and/or technical devices or equivalent. NCDL required.

Salary Grade: 12
Starting Salary: $24,607
Application Deadline: 12/3/2014


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: 12/1/2014


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. 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:  $8.83/hr
Application Deadline: Until Filled