Employment

Current Openings


Electric Crew Leader

Wages/Hours: $47.99 - $56.13/Hr. (2021 Pay Plan)


40 hours per week

Date Posted: April 23, 2021
Closing: Open Until Filled (first review May 7, 2021)

Basic Functions: This is a lead position and is directly responsible for the actions, safety, and performance of the entire electric crew.

The Crew Leader is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, analyzing, and participating in the maintenance and construction of the electrical system. (Ninety-five percent of the electric utility is underground construction.) The incumbent prepares accurate reports, work orders, and other written material as needed and is accountable for the efficient/effective utilization of personnel, equipment, and materials. The Crew Leader has thorough knowledge of the department’s purpose, functions, rules, regulations, and safety practices as well as federal and state regulations. The Crew Leader trains and evaluates assigned employees. The incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Public Works Director.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by courses in electrical theory and application.
2. Six years experience in the construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems or completion of an approved
apprenticeship program with two additional years experience.
3. Possession of a valid Journey Line Worker’s Card.
4. One year supervisory and planning experience in related fields and one year college level course work, or two years of demonstrated supervisory and planning experience in related fields.
5. Must be able to comply with all requirements as outlined in Washington
Administrative Codes (WAC) that pertain to this position including, but not limited to,
WAC Chapter 296-45.
6. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Washington State Driver’s License
Endorsement Combination Class: B and be subject to random drug and alcohol
testing.
7. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Washington Industrial First Aid Certificate,
cardio-pulmonary resuscitation certification, and Washington State Flagging Card.

Physical Requirements: The position requires frequent walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, climbing, shoveling, and lifting. The incumbent frequently performs work above the shoulder and below the waist. This position requires the incumbent to possess the physical strength and agility sufficient to perform the work of the class (see job analysis).
Work performed outdoors (85 percent of the time) exposes the incumbent to hazardous conditions associated with electrical work. Hazards include working at heights, in the path of street traffic, or underground. The incumbent is frequently exposed to changing weather and noise associated with operating equipment, inspecting, and installing electrical systems/components.

Terms of EmploymentThis is a full-time position offering associated benefits. The incumbent may respond to after hours emergencies. The incumbent may elect to be covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Teamster Union Local 117.

Application Process: To request a Town of Steilacoom application, call (253) 983-2590 or applications are available at this link: Employment Application. Submit the application and your resume to: Town of Steilacoom, Attn: Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388. Only completed and signed applications will be accepted. Those applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be scheduled for a panel interview. The successful candidate must pass a physical examination to include drug screen (CDL drivers), provide verification of professional certification(s), and when requested, a driving abstract for employment purposes.  For more information click this link for the Job Analysis: Electric Crew Leader Job Analysis




2021 Summer Camp Recreation Aides & Wild Camp Recreation Aides
Wages: $13.79 - $16.11 / Hr.
Hours: Monday – Friday (June 21, 2021 – August 20, 2021)
Wild Camp Recreation Aides
Two Positions: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Two Positions: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Summer Camp Recreation Aides
One Position: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
One Position: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
One Position: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hours worked may be subject to change depending on program needs.

Closing: Open until filled (posted 3-11-21). Ongoing application review. Early
application submission is encouraged.

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

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High school graduation/GED equivalent. (2021 graduating seniors may apply)
2. One year experience working with elementary age children in a structured program.
3. CPR and Basic First Aid Certification (able to obtain as agreed/specified).
4. Food Handler’s License (able to obtain as agreed/specified).
Prefer: Ability to swim and/or possess lifeguard certification.

Physical Requirements: Frequent walking, running, standing, sitting, squatting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and moving/lifting up to 30 pounds. Occasionally transport/set-up equipment tables/chairs. Frequent interaction with children in physical exercise, sports, and games, hiking, and swimming. The incumbent must be able to traverse uneven terrain as activities are frequently conducted in an outdoor environment.

Terms of Employment: The Summer/Wild Camp program is self-funding. Participant enrollment must support program costs.

Application Procedure: Submit your resume and a Town of Steilacoom application to: Town of Steilacoom, Attn: 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 invited to appear before an interview panel. Successful candidates must pass a background check. Applications are available at this link: Employment Application or may be obtained by calling the job line at (253) 983-2590. For more information click this link for the Job Description: Rec Aide Job Description


Facility Attendant (Part-time)

Wage/Hours: $13.69 - $16.02 per hour (2021)
(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.)  (Hours may be subject to change during the COVID-19 pandemic)

Closing Date: Open until filled.  Ongoing review of applications.  Early application submission is encouraged.  (Posted 3/4/21) 

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 CivicRec Parks and Recreation receipting software system.

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.  Applications are available at this link: Employment Application, at the Steilacoom Community Center, 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. For more information click this link for the Job Description:
                    Facility Attendant



Building Inspector/Code Compliance Officer 

Wage/Hours: $27.33-$31.98 per hour (2021) 

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.

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.


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: Submit a Town of Steilacoom application and resume to Town of Steilacoom, Attn:  Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.  Applications are available at this link: Employment Application or may be obtained by calling the jobline at (253) 983-2590.  For more information click this link for the Job Description: Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Job Description



Seasonal Maintenance Worker


(1 six month position-primary focus parks:  April - October)
(2 three-month positions-primary focus parks:  June - August)
(2 three-month positions-primary focus streets:  June - August)

Wages/Hours: $16.30 - $17.63 / Hr. (2021)
40 hrs/wk - Applicant must be able to work flexible hours to incl. weekends and holidays.

Closing Date: Open until filled (posted 3/4/21). Ongoing review. Early application submission is encouraged.

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 worksite 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, Attn:  Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.  Applications are available at this link: Employment Application or by calling the jobline at (253) 983-2590.  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, physical examination, and a background check. For more information click this link for the Job Description:           Seasonal Maintenance Worker      

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 2021 hourly range for this position is $37.14 - $43.47.  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 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