Current Openings

Farmers’ Market Coordinator

Wages/Hours: $16.37 - $19.16 / hour (2017)
Market season May-August approx. 20/hrs week
Off season approx. 0-4/hrs week

Closing Date: Open until filled (faxes & postmarks not accepted)
First review May 18, 2017

Position Description:  
The Market Coordinator is responsible for on-site management during market season, as well as a number of necessary pre-season and post-season tasks.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High School Diploma/GED equivalent. 
2. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
3. Possess a valid drivers’ license / good driving record
4. Experience in project management, program coordination, and event planning within a public service environment. 

Preferred: Prior market coordination experience.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is frequently required to sit, stand, walk up to nine (9) hours/day, bend at the waist, lift, stoop, kneel, and crouch.  This position frequently requires the incumbent to engage in repetitive hand/arm movements, pushing/pulling, and grasping.  The incumbent must have the ability to give/receive oral/written instruction and explain policies/procedures.  On a regular basis, the incumbent may be required to lift/move/transport items weighing up to 50 pounds. 

Working Conditions:
The majority of this work is typically performed in an outdoor environment in all types of weather conditions.  

Terms of Employment:  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 eligible to receive benefits.  

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 appear before an interview panel.  The successful candidate must pass credit and background checks.

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. 

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