Employment

Current Openings

Meter Reader (Part-time)

Wages/Hours: $20.57 - $24.06 per hour (2020)/Hours vary
Closing Date: December 20, 2019 - 3:00 p.m. (postmarks 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. For more information go to the following link: Meter Reader Job Description

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. 



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 2019 monthly salary range for this position averages $6,248. - $7,314.  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.




The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer