Employment Opportunities

The City of Washington is an equal opportunity employer and it is the policy of the City to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees solely on the basis of merit and without regard to factors such as race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, age, sex or disability.

All employment vacancies are advertised on this website.  Employment applications can be obtained at: Human Resources, 405 Jefferson Street, Washington, Missouri 63090 or click here for a printable version.

If you have a question or need more information about an employment vacancy listed below, please call Human Resources at (636) 390-1002.

Maintenance Worker I (Laborer)
The City of Washington, Missouri seeking candidates for the position of Maintenance Worker I in our Street Department.  The main function of this position is to be responsible for the maintenance and repair of public facilities and infrastructure and work on capital projects as assigned throughout the City.
Candidates must possess:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•A valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
•Experience in general maintenance duties are desirable
We offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental coverage, employer paid life insurance, 11 paid holidays and participation in the Missouri LAGERS retirement plan.  Click here for an application and job description.  Applications must be returned to Human Resources by 5 p.m. September 6, 2019 to be considered.  EOE M/F/V/D

Maintenance Worker III – Landfill
The City of Washington, Missouri is seeking candidates for the position of Maintenance Worker III in our Landfill Department.  The main functions of this position is to complete maintenance of public landfill, compost site and other projects using heavy equipment.
Candidates must possess:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•A Valid Class B commercial driver’s license with airbrakes certification
•Two to Three year’s experience in heavy machine operation
We offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental coverage, employer paid life insurance, 11 paid holidays and participation in the Missouri LAGERS retirement plan.  Click here for an application and job description.  Applications must be returned to Human Resources by 5 p.m. September 6, 2019 to be considered.  EOE M/F/V/D

Dispatcher Trainee
The City of Washington, Missouri is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full time Dispatcher.  The position will involve dispatching calls for Police and Fire.
Candidates must possess:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•Six to twelve months’ work experience
•A valid Missouri driver’s license
Starting pay would be $15.44 per hour.  We offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental coverage, employer paid life insurance, 11 paid holidays, and participation in the Missouri LAGERS retirement plan.  Click here for an application and job description.  Applications must be returned to Human Resources by 5 p.m. September 6, 2019 to be considered.  EOE M/F/V/D

Secretary – Fire Department
The City of Washington, Missouri is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Fire Secretary.  The main function of this position is to provide administrative support to the Washington Fire Department.
Candidates must possess:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•One to two years related experience and/or associate’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•One year of office experience
•Computer experience of Microsoft Word, Excel and database required
We offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental coverage, employer paid life insurance, 11 paid holidays and participation in the Missouri LAGERS retirement plan.  Click here for an application and job description.  Applications must be returned to Human Resources by 5 p.m. September 6, 2019 to be considered.  EOE M/F/V/D

Secretary – Police Department
The City of Washington, Missouri is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Police Secretary.  The main function of this position is to provide administrative support to the Washington Police Department.
Candidates must possess:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•Six to twelve months; or equivalent combination of education and experience
We offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental coverage, employer paid life insurance, 11 paid holidays and participation in the Missouri LAGERS retirement plan.  Click here for an application and job description.  Applications must be returned to Human Resources by 5 p.m. September 6, 2019 to be considered.  EOE M/F/V/D

2020 Census Jobs:
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census.  While the next census will be taken in 2020, the Census Bureau is already recruiting to fill important temporary positions.  Apply online at http://2020census.gov/jobs.  #2020CensusJobs #ApplyToday