Current Openings

Meter Reader (Part-time)                                   

Wages/Hours: $19.53 - $22.84 per hour
Hours vary

Closing Date:       November 26, 2018 - 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.

3.         Pass a background check.

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, bending, stooping, 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:

The use of a personal vehicle is required.  The incumbent must maintain current insurance coverage.  Mileage reimbursement is available.  The position requires availability to work flexible hours and is not benefit eligible.  

Application Procedure:

Submit a Town of Steilacoom application and resume to Town of Steilacoom, Attn:  Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.  Applications are available online at www.townofsteilacoom.org or may be obtained by calling the jobline at (253) 983-2590.  Those applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be scheduled for a written examination.

Facility Attendant (Part-time)

Wages/Hours: $12.27 - $14.36 per hour (2018)

(Scheduled to work one week a month staffing the front desk at the Steilacoom Community Center Monday – Thursday from 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and 
Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  In addition, occasionally scheduled to oversee rental events booked at Town venues.)

Closing Date: October 15, 2018 – 3:00 p.m. 

Position Description:  
This position maintains occupant and facility supervision during rentals, special uses, and events.  The incumbent will also staff the reception desk at the Steilacoom Community Center providing information, processing payments, and overseeing facility activities. 

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 
2. Over 21 years of age.
3. One year experience working with the public.
4. Available to work evenings approximately one week a month and occasional weekend days/evenings.
Prefer:  Experience with the Clover POS system software booking/receipting  

Terms of Employment:
Use of personal transportation is required.  If the incumbent is using a vehicle, current insurance coverage must be maintained. The position requires availability to work flexible hours and is not eligible to receive benefits.  

Physical Requirements:  The incumbent must travel to various worksites and navigate the facilities.  The position requires the ability to give/receive oral/written instruction and explain policies/procedures.  The incumbent may occasionally be required to lift/move items weighing up to 30 pounds.  

Working Conditions:
1. Both outdoor and indoor venues.
2. Interaction with staff and facility users.

Application Procedure:  Submit a Town of Steilacoom application and your resume to:  Town of Steilacoom, Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388 no later than 3:00 p.m. on October 15, 2018.  Applications may be obtained at www.townofsteilacoom.org or by calling the jobline at (253) 983-2590.  Applications must be complete to be considered.  The successful applicant must pass a credit and background check.

Public Safety Officer (Lateral)

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 compensation 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.

Farmers’ Market Volunteers

Hours: June 20, 2018 –August 29, 2018:  
Wednesdays 1:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. assist with market.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

Reports To: Farmers’ Market Coordinator

The Town of Steilacoom is interested in volunteers seeking to provide valuable community service. The positions provide an opportunity to serve and interact with Steilacoom Farmers’ Market shoppers/producers/vendors.

Position Description:  The incumbent will gain valuable hands-on market experience while assisting the Farmers’ Market Coordinator in all phases of market operations.   

Minimum Qualifications:  
High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Possess strong communication skills.
Must have reliable transportation. 
Incumbent must maintain a valid drivers’ license and insurance when using a personal/Town vehicle on Town business.
Must pass a background check.
Individuals assigned to process financial transactions must pass a credit check.

Physical Demands: The positions require incumbents to frequently preform strenuous physical labor in a safe manner.  The incumbents primarily work in an outdoor environment with frequent exposure to varying weather conditions.   The incumbents are required to traverse uneven terrain in the performance of duties associated with the positions.  On a frequent basis, the incumbents will be required to lift/move/transport items weighing up to 50 pounds. 

Interested individuals should contact:
Town of Steilacoom
Crystal Baker, Farmers’ Market Coordinator
1030 Roe Street
Steilacoom, WA   98388
(253) 581-1912

The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer