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Phone:

(509) 397-4622

Address:

400 N. Main Street

Colfax, 99111


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Jobs

APPLICATION PROCESS

All applicants must complete a Whitman County employment application.  Resumes and cover letters may be attached, but applicant must include a signed and dated application for each position.  Complete applications must be received at the Whitman County Human Resources on or before the position's closing date.  Applications may be accepted via email or fax if received no later than the closing date of the position. 

 

Whitman County Courthouse

Human Resources

400 N. Main Street

Colfax, WA  99111

Phone: (509) 397-6205

FAX: (509) 397-6355

E-Mail: jobs@whitmancounty.net

 

Whitman County does not accept applications for positions or eligibility lists that are not currently open.  Open positions may be found on this website; inside the Whitman County Courthouse or by calling (509) 397-6205.

 

Once a position has been filled, Human Resources will issue all applicants a letter notifying them of the position's closure.

 

If you include additional material with your application make sure that you add appropriate postage.  Postage due envelopes will be returned unopened and will not be date stamped until received with correct amount of postage.

 

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General Application


Job Openings (Non-Civil Services)


ASSISTANT COUNTY PLANNER

Closing Date: 5/30/2020

ASSISTANT COUNTY PLANNER - Whitman County’s Public Works Department. This is a full-time position. This position is responsible for professional planning work involves research and planning to provide recommendations for short range development in the County.

Responsibilities include assisting in the administration of land use regulations such as Comprehensive Plan and zoning code amendments, rezones, site plan review and the enforcement of zoning codes. Work will require an understanding of the codes, and consistency with past interpretations and County policy. Contact with the Board of County Commissioners, Board of Adjustment, Planning Commission, public and other agencies is required. Work will require some attendance at evening meetings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Planning or related field; relevant work experience or internship experience, or substituting, on a month for month basis, any combination of experience, education or training which would provide the level of knowledge and skill required. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Washington State Driver's License. STARTING SALARY: $4,073 per month AND Medical, Dental, Vision and Retirement Benefits. CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Applications are mandatory and available by clicking the General Application link. Applications and resumes can be submitted via email at jobs@whitmancount.net, faxed to 509-397-6355 or mail/drop-off to 400 N. Main St., Colfax, WA 99111. Please contact Human Resources by calling (509)397-6205. AA/EOE###

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Civil Service Job Openings

Civil Service Application
Waiver and Authorization to Release Information

Lateral Entry Deputy Sheriff

Closing Date: 12/31/2020

Whitman County's Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for Lateral Deputy Sheriff eligibility list on a continual basis.

Applicants must be currently employed a minimum of twelve (12) consecutive months of full-time paid service or ending employment no earlier than 12 months prior to application, as a sworn police officer in a civilian governmental jurisdiction, tribal police officer in Washington state, natural resource investigators employed by the Washington department of natural resources, special agents employed by the Washington state gambling commission, or liquor enforcement officer. In addition, successful completion of the Washington State Basic Training Academy or State training academy in the state in which they are currently employed and the ability to successfully complete the Washington State Basic Training Equivalency Test within one (1) year after employment. Must be a U.S. citizen, at least 21 years of age, no maximum age limit, and must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.

These qualifications must be met at the time of application and also at the time of appointment. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver’s license prior to appointment is required.

Provisional or temporary employment is specifically excluded from consideration in meeting the minimum requirements.

SALARY: $4 353.00 per month plus benefits, DOQ.

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Corrections Officer Eligibility List

Closing Date: 12/31/2021

Whitman County's Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for Corrections Officer eligibility list on a continual basis. Testing will be completed when sufficient applications have been received.

The Whitman County Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for Corrections Officer with the Whitman County Sheriff's Office. This testing procedure will establish a certified eligibility list from which applicants will be considered when positions become available within the Sheriff’s Office. This process will be subject to the rules of the Whitman County Civil Service Commission.

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Temporary Job Pools

Temporary Pool positions are on an as needed basis within the County. A separate application must be filled out for each position job.  Applications will then remain current for 6 months from the date received.  Due to the nature of the positions work hours cannot be guaranteed.  Salary Ranges start at Washington State minimum wage and are determined by hiring departments, depending on position and experience.

SEASONAL/TEMPORARY Palouse Empire Fair Office Worker-WHITMAN COUNTY

Closing Date: 3/30/2020

Open until filled, first review March 14, 2020

Seasonal position lasting approximately 3-4 months, 30-40 hours per week. Perform clerical office work. Qualifications: Must be 18 years; possess or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Experience in clerical and office work preferred. Salary: $13.50 per hour. Closing Date: Open until filled.

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SEASONAL/TEMPORARY Palouse Empire Fairgrounds Worker-WHITMAN COUNTY

Closing Date: 3/30/2020

Closing Date: Open until filled. First review March 14, 2020

Seasonal position lasting 3-4 months, 30-40 hours per week. Perform Fairground maintenance work. Qualifications: Must be 18 years; possess or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Experience in parks/grounds maintenance preferred. First Aid and CPR Certifications are highly desirable. Salary: $13.50 per hour. . Applications available at 400 N Main St, Colfax, www.whitmancounty.org, (509) 397-6205. AA/EOE

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Seasonal Park Aide

Closing Date: 4/3/2020

Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

SEASONAL PARK AIDE(s) (temporary)-WHITMAN COUNTY. Seasonal position(s) lasting approx. 3-4 months, 20-40 hours per week. Perform park maintenance work. Qualifications: Must be 18 years; possess or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Experience in parks/grounds maintenance preferred. First Aid and CPR Certifications are highly desirable. Salary: $13.50 per hour. Closing Date: Open until filled.

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

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Temporary Legal Assistant Pool

Closing Date: Continuously Accepting Applications

BASIC PURPOSE: Perform a variety of court, criminal, and/or legal work for supporting Prosecutor and Deputies in District and Superior Court and Child Support Cases; also to aid the VAWA Support Staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years' experience as a paralegal or legal assistant. OR Substituting, on a month for month basis, any experience, education, or training that would demonstrate the level of knowledge and ability required.

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Office Assistant Pool - Temporary

Closing Date: Continuously Accepting Applications

BASIC PURPOSE: Answer the telephone direct calls to proper person; Transfer calls; take messages, greet the public; communicate using verbal and listening skills; file alphabetically and numerically; type; prepare outgoing mail; operate copy machine; fax machine, calculator and type writer. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Six months of general clerical experience including reception duties, answering telephones, filing and typing.

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