Employment

Current Openings 

Farmers' Market Coordinator

Hours: Market season May-August approx. 20/hrs week.     Off season approx. 0-4/hrs week

Wages: $19.67 - $23.01 / hour (2022)

Closing: Open Until Filled (Ongoing Review / Posted 1/19/22) Early application submission is encouraged.

Position Description: The Market Coordinator is responsible for on-site management during market season (to incl. overseeing vendors/volunteers), as well as a number of necessary pre-season and post-season tasks.
To view the Job Description click on the following link: Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High school graduation/GED equivalent.
2. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
3. Possess a valid drivers’ license / good driving record
4. Experience in project management, program coordination, and event planning within a public service environment. 

Preferred: 
Prior market coordination experience.

Physical DemandsWhile performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is frequently required to sit, stand, walk up to nine (9) hours/day, bend at the waist, lift, stoop, kneel, and crouch.  This position frequently requires the incumbent to engage in repetitive hand/arm movements, pushing/pulling, and grasping.  The incumbent must have the ability to give/receive oral/written instruction and explain policies/procedures.  On a regular basis, the incumbent may be required to lift/move/transport items weighing up to 50 pounds. 

Working Conditions: The majority of this work is typically performed in an outdoor environment in all types of weather conditions.  

Terms of Employment: 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.  The incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID unless exempt for qualifying medical/religious reasons (proof of vaccination required).   

Application Procedure: Applications are available online at: Employment Application (fillable) or may be obtained by calling (253) 983-2053.  Submit the resume and Town of Steilacoom application 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. 
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 attend a panel interview.  The successful candidate must pass credit/background checks and a driving abstract review (for employment purposes/when requested). The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Meter Reader (Part-time)

Hours Hours vary

Wages: $22.77 - $26.63 per hour (2022)

Closing: February 11, 2022 - 3:00 p.m. (postmarks not accepted)

Position Description: This is a part-time position responsible for gathering/recording data from electric and water meters using a hand-held microcomputer.  Data collected in this position is vital to the operation/coordination of utility billing services.
To view the Job Description click on the following link: Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High school graduation/GED equivalent.
2. Possess a valid drivers’ license / good driving record
3. Pass a background check.

Preferred: 
Prior meter reading experience.
Familiarity with hand-held meter reading devices.

Physical DemandsThis 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.    

Working Conditions: The majority of this work is typically performed in an outdoor environment in all types of weather conditions.  

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.
The incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID, unless, exempt for qualifying medical/religious reasons (proof of vaccination required).    

Application Procedure: Applications are available online at: Employment Application (fillable) or may be obtained by calling (253) 983-2053.  Submit the resume and Town of Steilacoom application 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. 
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 scheduled for a written examination. The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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 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