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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



Inventory Control Assistant – Finance/Purchasing

Responsible for maintaining and updating warehouse records; data entry, and inventory control using automated systems; assisting in surplus equipment sales and bid openings; receiving, storing and issuing materials and supplies; and unloading and loading equipment and materials in the central warehouse.  Will also perform cycle count and manage annual inventory; manage rental uniforms contract; maintain MSDS sheets; clean and organize warehouse and warehouse yard. Requires good communication skills and ability to work with suppliers and employees.  Must be able to perform heavy work.  Graduation from high school and some experience in warehousing, stockroom or store operation with moderate computer skills; or equivalent.  NCDL and ability to receive certification to operate a forklift required.

Salary Range: $26,175 - $38,739
Application Deadline: 5/23/2016


PT Aquatics Front Desk Attendant – Parks and Recreation

Customer service experience and computer skills needed. Greet and check in guests. Provide information regarding; rules, memberships, classes, rentals, etc. . Perform opening and closing procedures. Give tours. Light janitorial duties.  Enforce facility rules and help maintain order. Record maintenance, update database, filing and general office equipment use. First Aid and CPR required, or ability to obtain. High School diploma or (GED) desired. Approximately 15-20 hours per week. Evening and Saturday hours.

Salary Range: $7.35 - $10.88
Application Deadline: 5/26/2016