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Financial Specialist 1- This position performs accounting and administrative work and financial management and is responsible for fiscal accounting of disbursements, monitoring and recording cash and budget expenditures, coordinating and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Ability to pass a background check. One (1) year of progressively responsible bookkeeping, clerical and computer experience applicable to the work of the position OR Substituting on a month for month basis, any combination of experience, education, and training which would provide the level of knowledge and ability required.


Full job description and application available at and, 400 N. Main Street, Colfax, or by calling (509) 397-6205.AA/EOE

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Temporary (up to 6 months) Environmental Health Technician position for the Whitman County Health Department. The primary function of this position is to perform case investigation, contact tracing and data entry related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The additional role of the Environmental Health Technician (EHT) is the application and enforcement of Whitman County’s environmental and public health regulations under the direction of the Environmental Health Director.  The majority of the work will be in our food program.  The EHT must be able to communicate professionally and effectively with Environmental Health and Public Health supervisors and support staff, both verbally and in written reports.  Additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned by the EHT’s supervisor(s).

This is a not represented role, salary is $19.12 per hour, up to 40 hours a week. Open until filled. Please view full description and selection criteria at – Jobs.

Whitman County Applications are required and available at, 400 N. Main Street, Colfax, or by calling (509) 397-6205.AA/EOE

Full Announcement - Temporary Enviromental Health Technician - Public Health Department

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