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Division of  Human Resources & Risk Management

Embracing Change and the Opportunity it brings

Mission

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. 

Vision

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.  

Values

  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
 
or emailed to applications@washingtonnc.gov
 

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. Applicants for Police Officer and Telecomunicator must also submit an Application for Employment, link is above.

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

IMPORTANT PLEASE READ:

If you don’t meet the minimum qualifications, it’s very unlikely that you will get an interview.  So please make sure that you meet the minimum qualifications and that your application reflects the minimum qualifications.  

 

How to Apply:

Police Division Commander  

Job Closing Date:  Until Filled
Job Summary
Minimum Requirements
Salary Range Shift/Hours
  • The City of Washington, North Carolina is seeking a forward-thinking Police Captain (Police Commander) The candidate should have a proven track record in law enforcement current best practices and the community’s expectations of law enforcement professionals.  Perform law enforcement and administrative work the overall management of a division within the department.  Assist in overall departmental planning and operations; assist in developing policies and procedures; assist in preparation of annual budget; supervise staff directly or through others; and preforms related tasks as required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, political science, public administration, business administration, or related field (minimum seven (7) years’ management experience in law enforcement) at the rank of Sergeant or higher); an Associate Degree or currently enrolled(minimum ten plus (10+) years’ management experience in law experience)at the rank of Sergeant or higher; or any equivalent combination of experience and training necessary to perform the work
  • Training certification in leadership and supervision, knowledge of modern policing best practices, exceptional communication skills to plan, organize, direct and supervise assigned division within the department; must possess an Advance Certification from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission or a graduate from an executive management school based on position within current department; must have current certification as a municipal/local or state government law enforcement officer by his/her respective state or with no more than one year break in full-time sworn service at time of appointment. Please note: North Carolina law does not have recognize nor have a reciprocal relationship with federal law enforcement certification; ability to obtain BLET Certification in North Carolina within twelve (12) months of hire date.
  • Candidate must have ability to possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license; must meet and maintain all requirements for the position as established by the city and the state of North Carolina. 
  • The selection process for applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will consist of structured interview/evaluation process (date to be determined) and an interview with the Chief of Police
  • $52,343/25.16/hr. - $78,515/37.75/hr.
  • Placement in the range is dependent on experience; placement of internal applicants will be as provide by the personnel rules; position includes an excellent benefit package

 

PT Recreation Facility Attendant

Job Closing Date: Until Filled
Job Summary
Minimum Requirements
Salary Range Shift/Hours
  • Performs opening and closing procedures of the facility as assigned
  • Responds to public inquiries concerning programs
  • Performs a variety of maintenance duties
  • Enforces facility rules and regulations
  • Experience in customer relations, facility maintenance, and recreation preferred

First Aid and CPR preferred

 

  • High school graduate or GED.
  • $9.47 - $14.21
  • Approximately 12-15 hours per week
 
 

PT Lifeguard

Job Closing Date:  Until Filled
Job Summary
Minimum Requirements
Salary Range Shift/Hours
  • Responsibilities include ensuring the education and enforcement of water safety and responding to emergencies
  • 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.
  • Requires current American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • $7.42/hr. - $11.13/hr.
  • various shifts, typically less than 20 hours a week
 
 

PT Head Lifeguard          

Job Closing Date:  Until Filled
Job Summary
Minimum Requirements
Salary Range Shift/Hours
  • Responsibilities include ensuring the education and enforcement of water safety and responding to emergencies
  • 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.
  • Requires current American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • $9.94/hr. - $14.92/hr.
  • various shifts, estimating 24 hours a week

 

PT Aquatic Front Desk Attendant

Job Closing Date:  Until Filled
Job Summary
Minimum Requirements
Salary Range Shift/Hours
  • 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 of facility.
  • 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
  • $7.42/hr. - $11.13/hr.
  • Around 25 hours per week

 

Aquatic & Fitness Center Supervisor

Job Closing Date: Until Filled
Job Summary
Minimum Requirements
Salary Range Shift/Hours
  • Manages daily operations at aquatic and fitness center
  • Responsible for safety and cleanliness of center
  • Schedules, trains, evaluates staff, and participates in hiring process
  • Ensures proper maintenance of the pool and building; including pumps, chemicals, safety equipment and air system
  • Oversees office administration; including money collection, customer service and billing
  • Prepares and maintains facility budget
  • Creates and coordinates community programming, including marketing
  • Previous aquatic, instructor and/or supervisory experience preferred
  • Graduation with a four-year degree in recreation administration, physical education; or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Certified Pool Operator
  • Certified Lifeguard with First Aid
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • $16.22/hr. - $24.33/hr.

Thank you for your interest in the City of Washington.