Employment Opportunities

The City of Yelm is an equal opportunity employer, with just over 50 employees.  We strive to retain a workforce dedicated to public service while maintaining a family atmosphere, which is an integral part of the Yelm community.
 
The City accepts applications for open positions.  If you would like to apply for more than one position, please submit a separate application for each.  Please review each position's requirements closely as only complete applications will be considered. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory impairments, upon request of the Human Resources manager.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Police Department Opportunity

Position:             Police Dept Administrative Support
Department:     City of Yelm Police Department
Salary Range:    $53,796 - $64,524 (2021)

The City of Yelm is hiring for a Police Department Administrative Support.  Job description.  This recruitment will remain open until filled.

To Apply:  Print and complete City of Yelm application.  Submit application along with a letter of interest, and resume to:  Karen Bennett: email karenb@yelmwa.gov 


Public Services Department Opportunity

Position:             
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I - II
Department:     City of Yelm Sewer Department
Salary Range:    $50,520 - $72,876 (2021)

The City of Yelm is hiring for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I-II.  Job description.  This recruitment will remain open until filled.

To Apply:  Print and complete City of Yelm application.  Submit application along with a letter of interest, certifications and resume to:  Karen Bennett: email karenb@yelmwa.gov 


Public Services Department Opportunity

Position:             
Collections Technician
Department:     City of Yelm Sewer Department
Salary Range:    $55,236 - $66,684 (2021)

The City of Yelm is hiring for a Collections Technician.  Job description.  This recruitment will remain open until filled.

To Apply:  Print and complete City of Yelm application.  Submit application along with a letter of interest, certifications and resume to:  Karen Bennett: email karenb@yelmwa.gov 


Public Services Department Opportunity

Position:             
Maintenance Worker - Parks
Department:      Public Services Department
Salary Range:    $48,408 - $57,852 (2021)

The City of Yelm is hiring for a Maintenance Worker - Parks.  Job description.  This recruitment will remain open until filled.

To Apply:  Print and complete City of Yelm application.  Submit application along with a letter of interest, certifications and resume to:  Karen Bennett: email karenb@yelmwa.gov 


Police Department Opportunities
Lateral Police Officer (Open Until Filled)

The City of Yelm is seeking applications from 'Lateral Police Officer Candidates'. Lateral Police Officer Announcement and Application can be picked up in person at Yelm Public Safety Building (206 McKenzie Ave SE), or downloaded from the City Website, or requested by email.  If you have further questions, please call  City of Yelm Civil Service Examiner, Donna McCann, at 360-458-5701 or send an email. Please note the Lateral Policer Officer application is different than the standard City of Yelm job application.

Closing Date: Applications are accepted continuously as the positions will be open until filled. 

Lateral Positions are all processed directly through the City of Yelm Civil Service Commission and all applications are made directly through the City.  Testing for a Lateral Police Officer position will consist of an oral board and Chief's interview. The City of Yelm utilizes the services of Public Safety Testing for individuals interested in pursuing a career with the Yelm Police Department as an Entry Level Officer only.  Public Safety Testing administers a written and physical test for entry level applicants.

Reserve Police Officer (CONTINUOUS OPENINGS)
The Yelm Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position(s) of Reserve Police Officer to fill future vacancies and openings. Successful applicants will need to complete a thorough background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, a Polygraph and Psychological examination.  Applications can be obtained and submitted at the Yelm Police Department front desk, Monday-Friday, at 206 McKenzie Avenue SE, Yelm WA.

Federal Compliance Links:
"Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act"
 "Grievance Procedure Under the Americans with Disabilities Act"
"Title VI Plan- Nondiscrimination Agreement"