Current Openings 

Recreation Aides - Before/After School Program (September - June)
Hours: Before School Aide  Monday-Friday 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
After School Aide    Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Additional hours may be available on Steilacoom Historical School District half-days and days closed) Wages: $13.79-$16.11/Hr. (2021)

Closing: Open Until Filled (posted 9/10/21)

Position Description: Supervise, monitor, evaluate, and assess program participants.  Assist participants with managing homework (to include online assignments).  Direct and participate in program activities to include: arts/crafts, sports, games, drama, and music. To view the Job Description click on the following link: Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High school graduation/GED equivalent.
2. One year experience working with preschool/elementary age children in a structured program.
3. CPR and Basic First Aid Certification (able to obtain within an agreed/specified period).
4.  Washington State Food Workers’ Card (able to obtain within an agreed/specified period).
Experience working with children in a preschool, before/after school program, or recreation program.
Experience with the Civic Rec online receipting/registration system.

Physical RequirementsFrequent 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.  The incumbent must be able to traverse uneven terrain as activities are frequently conducted in an outdoor environment.

Terms of Employment: 

  • Must pass a background check.
  • Incumbent may, on occasion, be asked to substitute for an absent employee.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, 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 the job line at (253) 983-2590.  Submit a resume and Town of Steilacoom application to:  Town of Steilacoom, Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388 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 selected to appear before an interview panel.  

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