Current Openings

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