Employment

Current Openings

Meter Reader (Part-time)

   

                            

Wages/Hours:             $18.96 - $22.17 per hour
    Hours vary                                                                   

Closing Date:              May 9, 2017 - 3:00 p.m. (postmarks and faxes not accepted)

Position Description: 

This position is responsible for gathering/recording data using a hand-held microcomputer.  Data collected in this position is vital to the operation/coordination of utility/billing services.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.         High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
2.         Possess a valid Washington State Drivers License / good driving record.

            Preferred:       Prior meter reading experience
                                 Familiarity with hand-held meter reading devices.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires the incumbent be able to traverse uneven terrain as the worksite is the outdoor environment.  Work is primarily around homes, offices, and other structures. Considerable walking, standing, stooping, bending, and kneeling are required to read meters.  The position requires year-round work in a variety of weather conditions.  The incumbent may encounter dogs on private property.   

Terms of Employment:

Use of personal vehicle is required.  Incumbent must maintain current insurance coverage.  Mileage reimbursement is available.  The position requires availability to work flexible hours and is not eligible to receive benefits. 

Application Procedure:

Submit a Town of Steilacoom application and resume to Town of Steilacoom, Attn:  Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.  Those applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be scheduled for a written examination. 



Seasonal Maintenance Worker 



(1 six month position-primary focus parks)
(2 three month positions-primary focus parks)
(2 three month positions-primary focus streets)

Wages/Hours: $14.87 / Hr.
40 hrs/wk - Applicant must be able to work flexible hours to incl. weekends and holidays.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled (Posted 3-6-17 / first review 3-20-17 / faxes not accepted)

Position Description:  Performs semi-skilled work under limited supervision.  The Maintenance Worker, whose primary focus is parks, will be responsible for assisting in the maintenance/repair of the Town’s parks, buildings, and grounds.  This individual may be called upon to mow, trim, weed, prune, aerate public grounds/parks, and assist in the collection of litter/cleaning of park restrooms.  The Maintenance Worker, whose primary focus is streets, may be called upon to assist in the maintenance/repair of streets, and perform flagger duties.

Minimum Qualifications:
1.  High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
2.  Must be able to understand/execute written/oral instruction.
3.  Previous experience in parks/grounds/building maintenance/repair and/or previous experience in the minor repair of streets desired.  A combination of experience and training providing the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position will be considered.
4.  Possession of a valid Washington State Driver’s License / good driving record.
5.  Flagging card (ability to obtain within an agreed/specified period)
6.  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification (ability to obtain within an agreed/specified period)

Physical Requirements:  These positions require incumbents perform strenuous physical labor in a safe manner.  Incumbents must be able to work at ground level as well as heights normally accessed by ladder.  They must be able to traverse uneven terrain as the work site is the outdoor environment. Incumbents must be able to negotiate safely in a traffic environment.  These positions require employees work in inclement weather.  Employees may have frequent exposure to loud noises, extreme heat/cold, and hazardous materials.

Application Procedures:  Submit a Town of Steilacoom application and your resume to:  Town of Steilacoom, Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.  Those applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be selected to interview.  Successful candidates must give proof of good driving record, and pass both a physical examination, and a background check.




Recreation Aide


Wage/Hours:  $12.57 Hr.
June – August 
Position 1:  6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday) 
Position 2:  8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday)
Position 3:  6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)  
Position 4:  8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
Position 5:  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled.  First Review March 20, 2017 
(Posted 3/7/17 - faxes not accepted) 

Position Description:  Supervise, monitor, evaluate, and assess program participants.  Direct and participate in program activities to include:  arts and crafts, sports, games, drama, and music.

Minimum Qualifications:
1.  High school graduation/GED equivalent.
2.  One year experience working with elementary age children in a structured program.
3.  CPR and Basic First Aid Certification (able to obtain within an agreed/specified period of time).
4.  Washington State Driver’s License / Good driving record.
5.  Food Handler’s License (able to obtain within an agreed/specified period of time).

Prefer:
 Experience working with children in a preschool, before/after school program or summer camp program.

Physical Requirements:  Driving, walking, running, standing, sitting, squatting, kneeling, ability to lift up to 30 pounds, set up tables/chairs, and constantly interact with children in physical exercise, sports, and games. The incumbent must be able to traverse uneven terrain as activities are frequently conducted in an outdoor environment.  

Terms of Employment:  The Summer Camp program is self-funding.  Participant enrollment must support program costs.  Hours worked will be determined by program participation. 

Application Procedure:  Submit a resume and Town of Steilacoom application to:  Town of Steilacoom, Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.  Please note on the application the position for which you are applying.  Those applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be selected to interview.  Successful candidates must pass a driving abstract review and background check.



Public Safety Officer Eligibility for Lateral Officers


The picturesque Town of Steilacoom is establishing an eligibility list for lateral officers. Public Safety Officers are cross-trained and have an opportunity to serve the community in the areas of law enforcement and EMS. Not trained in both disciplines? Don’t worry! Training in EMS needed to increase your versatility will be provided. We think you’ll find life as a Public Safety Officer both diverse and rewarding and encourage law enforcement officers to apply. The 2016 monthly salary range for this position averages $5,743.-$6,718. Specialty pay opportunities are available. Officers are part of the LEOFF 2 retirement system and may participate in a 457 deferred comp plan. The Town maintains a tuition reimbursement program. If you’re interested in new challenges and have had 12 continuous months of career service with a city, county or state law enforcement agency within the past 24 months, application packets may be obtained by calling (253) 983-2590.


Volunteer Opportunities


The Steilacoom community actively supports the various local governments and non-profit agencies providing services in Town. If you would like to donate your time, talent and energy, please contact one of the following listed on the right side of this page.


The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer