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Division of  Human Resources & Risk Management

Embracing Change and the Opportunity it brings


Through strategic partnerships and collaboration, the Human Resources/Risk Management division recruits, develops and retains a high performing, diverse workforce while fostering a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for the City’s most valuable resources - its PEOPLE. 


Deliver Human Resources/Risk Management programs and services with such quality and sense of urgency that our city gains a competitive advantage in becoming a GREAT place to work.  


  1. Promote Honesty, Integrity, and Trust: We honor our commitments and conduct business in a manner that promotes fairness, respect, honesty, and trust.

  2. Celebrate Teamwork: We encourage the diversity of thoughts, experiences, and backgrounds and celebrate participation and partnership in all of our endeavors.

  3. Encourage Communication: We solicit the input of others and strive for transparency and inclusiveness.

  4. Focus on Our Customers: We have a passion for service and are committed to knowing our customers’ business, anticipating their needs, and exceeding expectations.

  5.  Embrace Change and Innovation: We are open to possibility, foster creativity and risk-taking to support continuous improvement.

  6. Demonstrate a Sense of Urgency: in everything we do!

The City of Washington is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.



Job Opportunities with the City of Washington

Application Procedure

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Washington.  A City of Washington Application for Employment must be submitted for each position vacancy for which you would like to be considered.   These forms may be printed and returned to:

City of Washington
Department of Human Resources
102 E. 2nd Street
P.O. Box 1988
Washington, NC 27889

Applications will only be accepted for current position vacancies listed and must be received by the application deadline noted, if applicable.  Any application received that does not reflect a currently posted job vacancy will be returned without action.

All applications require Adobe Reader

Applicants for Police Officer and Telecommunicator are required to submit additional documents.  Please click on the link below for a full application package if applying for one of these positions.

A pre-employment drug screen and background check are required prior to employment. If additional assistance is needed you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 252-975-9305.

Available Positions

Temporary PT Dock Facility Attendant – Waterfront Docks

Provide oversight and recordkeeping for the Washington Waterfront Docks.  Work will involve a variety of technical and maintenance duties in addition to providing assistance and services to visitors and boaters at the City’s waterfront docks.  Some clerical record keeping responsibilities will also be required. Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends, approximately 15-20 hours per week.  Requires ability to interact and communicate effectively with the public.  Graduation from high school with previous experience in customer relations, boat handling, and/or facility maintenance desirable.  Seasonal work for approximately 5 months.

Salary Range: $9.39 - $13.90/hr.
Application Deadline: 5/2/2016


Temporary Summer Programs Assistant – Parks and Recreation 

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age & able to make uninterrupted employment commitment for seven continuous weeks beginning June 13 through July 29, 2016. First consideration shall be given to applicants pursuing Parks & Recreation education or related field and/or those with prior experience. Hours of work will vary to include 20 – 40 hours per week depending on programming. NCDL required.

Salary Range: $7.35 - $10.88/hr.
Application Deadline: 5/2/2016