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For the purposes of vehicle license registration, a resident is a person who manifests intent to live or be located in this state on more than a temporary or transient basis. Evidence of residency includes but is not limited to:
Once you have established residency, you have 30 days to transfer your vehicle registration.
Because every situation is different, we suggest you call our office at 509-397-5277. However, if you have clear title to your vehicle and no changes are being made to the names of the registered owner(s) - please bring your title, your last valid registration, and Driver’s License or picture ID with you.
No, you do not need to reside in Whitman County to work for the County.
Typically benefits start the first day of the following calendar month. If you start on the first day of the month, benefits begin that day. Start dates regarding bargaining unit benefits may differ.
Whitman County has five unions representing the majority of County employees. Participation in the union is voluntary with specific departments/positions following union rules. This is indicated in the job posting.
COLAs are negotiated and defined in union contracts. Non-represented (non-union) employees typically receive a COLA in January at the discretion of the Board of County Commissioners.
Openings are always posted in the Whitman County Courthouse first floor. Positions are frequently advertised in the local and regional newspapers, as well as our County website. Occasionally they are listed in other newspapers and regional university websites.
Applications are only accepted for open positions. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of applications but may be included in your application packet. Application requirements vary.
Please read carefully any specific requirements for the opening in which you are interested. Applications may be obtained at Whitman County website or at our office:
Human ResourcesWhitman County Courthouse400 N Main StreetColfax, WA 99111
Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm.
Whitman County requires an original signed application. Applications must be completed in accordance with directions on the job announcement. Please read the announcement carefully for specific mailing requirements and deadlines.
All applications must be received by Human Resources by the published closing date. Misrepresentation and incomplete or inaccurate information may be cause for application rejection, removal from the employment list, or discharge from County employment. Please read the "Minimum Qualifications" listed on the announcement.
Civil Service Eligibility lists are established to fill vacancies in the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office. Whitman County requires an original signed and notarized Civil Service application. Applications must be completed in accordance with directions on the job announcement.
Please read the announcement carefully for specific mailing requirements and deadlines. Applications must be received by Human Resources by the published closing date. Misrepresentation and incomplete or inaccurate information may be cause for application rejection, removal from the employment list, or discharge from County employment. Please read the "Minimum Qualifications" listed on the announcement.
Applicants must possess these to be considered for the position. Civil Service positions require additional written and oral examinations. Applicants will be notified of those dates and times after the position’s closing date.
It can take several weeks for the department to review applications. The hiring department will make interview arrangements with applicants. After the position is filled your application is no longer considered, and a written notice will be mailed to the address provided.
Yes, Whitman County applications are accepted by fax or email. Fax number is 509-397-6355 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, Whitman County will accept a postmark on the closing date.