Employment Opportunities

The City of Yelm is an equal opportunity employer, with just over 60 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.


Public Services Department Opportunities

Wastewater Operator I/II- The City of Yelm Public Services Department is hiring for a Wastewater Operator I/II.
To apply, please complete and send a COY Application, resume, letter of interest and any certification to:
Shelby Denny, HR Specialist at shelbyd@yelmwa.gov or at 106 2nd St SE, Yelm, WA 98597. 

Yelm Municipal Court Opportunities 

Contract Public Defender-
The City of Yelm is seeking a qualified individual to provide public defense services for the City's indigent population. Please see Request for Proposals for questionnaire and further instructions.

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 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.

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.

Entry Level Police Officer 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.

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

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