Employment

Current Openings 

Town Planner


Wages/Hours: $36.43 - $42.62 / hour (2022), 40 Hrs. / Wk.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled (Continuous Review)  Posted:   10/6/22

Position Description:

Administers the implementation of zoning, subdivision, shoreline management, historic preservation, and other land use ordinances; provides public information, work plans, and budgets; ensures implementation of the Steilacoom Comprehensive Plan.

Full Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

BA in Urban Planning or related field.  Progressively responsible professional planning experience may be substituted for education.

Desirable Qualifications:

                1.            Two years (current) urban planning/project experience.

                2.            Public speaking skills.

                3.            Grant writing experience.

                4.            SEPA, Shoreline Management and Growth Management Act knowledge/experience.

                5              GIS experience

Benefits:

Washington state retirement, medical (incl. employee assistance program / EAP), dental, vision, disability, life, vacation/sick leave, holiday pay, longevity, optional (employee funded) deferred compensation and supplemental insurance plans. 

Working Conditions: 

Daily work in office and outdoors in all types of weather. Driving/Inspection of various sites. Work may involve occasional attendance at evening meetings.

Physical Requirements: 

The incumbent must be able to traverse uneven terrain as the worksite occasionally involves outdoor  locations. The position requires walking, standing, sitting, and the ability to occasionally lift/move up to 30 lbs. The incumbent must have the ability to effectively communicate with groups and individuals in person, via phone, and in writing. 

Application Procedure:

Fillable applications are available online here. Submit a Town of Steilacoom application and your resume to Town of Steilacoom, Attn:  Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388, fax to (253) 588-5151, or email the application and your resume to micki.sterbick@ci.steilacoom.wa.us.  Applications may also be obtained by calling 

(253) 983-2053.  Please note on the application the position for which you are applying.  The position is open until filled.  Early application submission is encouraged.  Those applicants whose qualifications closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be selected to interview. The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Building Inspector/Code Compliance Officer


Wages/Hours: $35.04 - $40.98 / Hour (2022), 40 Hrs. / Wk.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled (Continuous Review) 

Position Description:     

The Building Inspector/Code Compliance Officer reviews plans, inspects construction sites, acts as a source of information for building related questions, and is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Building Division of the Community Development Department.

Additionally, oversees the Town's land use compliance program, including abatement of nuisances (e.g. junk cars, trash, derelict structures), sign regulation, non-conforming land uses, Urban Forestry Management provisions, and monitoring project conformance with development/landscape standards.

Full Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

1.            High School Diploma or GED

2.            One-year plan review experience covering a variety of tasks or any combination of experience,   education, and training that would provide the level of knowledge/ability required.

3.            International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Building Inspector/Plans Examiner.

4.            Computer Skills to perform data entry, word processing (Word and Excel), permit tracking and creating spreadsheets. 

5.            Possession of valid Washington State Driver’s License or ability to obtain one within specified period.

6.            Driving, walking, bending, climbing, and crawling.

7.            Two years of undergraduate school or vocational training in planning, landscaping, building           inspection, law enforcement or related field and two years of progressively responsible relevant       work experience in a compliance setting or an equivalent combination.

                Preferred: Experience as a building inspector / code compliance officer. Bachelor's degree in planning, construction management, landscape architecture or a related field.

Benefits:

Washington state retirement, medical (incl. employee assistance program / EAP), dental, vision, disability, life, vacation/sick leave, holiday pay, longevity, optional (employee funded) deferred compensation and supplemental insurance plans. 

Physical Requirements: 

This position requires the incumbent be able to traverse uneven terrain as the worksite is primarily construction sites.   The position requires considerable walking, standing, bending, kneeling, climbing, crawling and the ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs. It also requires the ability to effectively communicate by telephone and in writing.

Working Conditions: 

Daily work in office and outdoors in all types of weather. Daily driving and inspection of construction sites. Work may involve occasional attendance at evening meetings.

Application Procedure:

Fillable applications are available online here . Submit a Town of Steilacoom application and your resume to Town of Steilacoom, Attn:  Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388, fax to (253) 588-5151, or email the application and your resume to micki.sterbick@ci.steilacoom.wa.us.  Applications may also be obtained by calling 

(253) 983-2053.  Please note on the application the position for which you are applying.  The position is open until filled.  Early application submission is encouraged.  Those applicants whose qualifications closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be selected to interview. The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Payroll Analyst


Wages/Hours:    $25.61-$29.95 Hour (2022), 20 Hours/Week

Closing Date: Open Until Filled - Continuous Review (Posted 10/5/22) 

Position Description:

The incumbent manages all tasks related to payroll including:  creating and maintaining files; generating payroll checks/direct deposits; initiating payments to various organizations; completing monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports.

Full Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

1.         High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

2.         Two years of payroll experience on a computerized system.

            Preferred: Vision Payroll System

Benefits:

Washington state retirement, medical (incl. employee assistance program / EAP), & dental, prorated vacation/sick leave and holiday pay, longevity, optional (employee funded) deferred compensation and supplemental insurance plans.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing, walking, bending, and occasionally lifting/moving up to 30 pounds. The position also requires continuous hand/finger movement for writing/keyboarding and visual acuity at 20 inches or less.

Working Conditions:

Air-conditioned office environment with overhead LED lighting.

Application Procedure:

Fillable applications are available online here.  Submit a Town of Steilacoom application and your resume to Town of Steilacoom, Attn:  Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388, fax to (253) 588-5151, or email the application and your resume to micki.sterbick@ci.steilacoom.wa.us.  Applications may also be obtained by calling (253) 983-2053.   Please note on the application the position for which you are applying.  The position is open until filled.  Early application submission is encouraged.  Those applicants whose qualifications closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be selected to interview.  The successful candidate must pass both background and credit checks. The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Public Safety Officer (Entry-Level)


Town of Steilacoom Public Safety Officers have an opportunity to serve the community as police officers and emergency medical technicians (EMTs).  We think you will find life as a Steilacoom Public Safety Officer both diverse and rewarding and encourage those interested to apply through Public Safety Testing, www.publicsafetytesting.com.     


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.  If you are not trained in both disciplines, training needed to increase your versatility will be provided.  We think you will find life as a Public Safety Officer both diverse and rewarding and encourage law enforcement officers to apply.  The 2022 hourly range for this position is $38.25 - $44.77.  Specialty pay opportunities are available.  Officers are part of the LEOFF 2 retirement system and may participate in a 457 deferred compensation plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).  In addition, the Town maintains a tuition reimbursement program.  If you are interested in new challenges and have current law enforcement certification, a fillable application packet may be accessed under ‘Quick Links.’  Once you have downloaded/completed the application, you may forward it to the Civil Service Secretary at  micki.sterbick@ci.steilacoom.wa.us. If you have questions regarding the civil service hiring process, you may contact the Civil Service Secretary at (253) 983-2053. 

 

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