Employment

Current Openings

Recreation Aides – Summer Camp


(June 18, 2019 – August 23, 2019)

Wage/Hours: $13.42 Hr. 

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday Shift
Position 1:   6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Position 2:   7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Position 3:   8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Position 4:   8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday Shift
Position 5:   8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Position 6:   8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  (Lead Recreation Aide)


Wednesday/Thursday/Friday Shift
Position 7:   6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Position 8:   7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  (Lifeguard)     
Position 9:   8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Position 10: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  
 
Closing: Open until filled (posted 2-22-19).  Early application submission encouraged.  All positions to be assigned prior to May 1, 2019.  

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

Minimum Qualifications:
1.  High school graduation/GED equivalent. (2019 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 / lifeguard certification

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

Terms of Employment:  The Summer Camp program is self-funding.  Participant enrollment must support program costs.  Hours worked will be determined by program participation. 

Application Procedure:  Submit your resume and a Town of Steilacoom application to:  Town of Steilacoom, Attn:  Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.  Applications may be obtained at www.townofsteilacoom.org or by calling the job line 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 background check.


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: $15.87 / Hr.

40 hrs/wk - Applicant must be able to work flexible hours to incl. weekends and holidays.

Closing Date: Open until filled (posted 2-22-19). Ongoing review with all positions to be assigned prior to April 1, 2019.  

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 work-site 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 may be obtained at www.townofsteilacoom.org or by calling the job line 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.




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
Allison Leevers, Farmers’ Market Coordinator
1030 Roe Street
Steilacoom, WA   98388
(253) 581-1912
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The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer