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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 and Applicant Control Sheet 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.

Senior Equipment Operator – Electric/T&D

Operates heavy maintenance and construction equipment in tight areas around overhead and/or underground utilities, heavy traffic, overhanging limbs, narrow alley ways, etc.   Performs preventive maintenance and repairs to assigned equipment; uses chainsaw and other equipment to trim trees and remove trees from city right-of-ways and performs landscaping duties along roadside and curbs. Very heavy physical work.  High school graduate with considerable experience in the operation of heavy equipment including some knowledge or experience with right of way maintenance.  Requires valid NC commercial driver’s license and NC Pesticide License or able to obtain within 6 months.

Salary Grade: 14
Starting Salary: $27,129
Application Deadline: 8/15/2014


Equipment Operator – Public Works/Stormwater

Performs semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation of rubber tire, backhoe truck and other large motorized equipment. Considerable experience in the operation of motorized construction equipment and any combination of education and experience equivalent to ability to read and write. Very heavy physical work. Requires valid NC commercial driver’s license or ability to obtain.

Salary Grade: 12
Starting Salary: $24,607
Application Deadline: 8/15/2014

PT Lifeguard – Parks and Recreation/Aquatics

Responsibilities include ensuring the education and enforcement of water safety and responding to emergencies. Requires current American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certifications. Job involves daily cleaning tasks, interacting with the public, chemical testing and computer use. May be asked to assist in teaching swim lessons and other community activities. Must be available weeknights and weekends as needed, typically less than 20 hours a week.

Salary Grade 6
Starting Salary:  $8.83/hr
Application Deadline: 8/29/2014