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Jobs

APPLICATION PROCESS

If you are interested in applying for any of our positions, you must complete an application.    Whitman County requires original signatures on all applications, so we are unable to accept electronic applications.  Please mail your completed and signed application to:

 

Whitman County Courthouse

Human Resources

400 N. Main Street

Colfax, WA  99111

Phone: (509) 397-6205

FAX: (509) 397-6355

 

All applicants must complete a Whitman County employment application.  Resumes and cover letters may be attached, but applicant must include an original signed and dated application.  Complete applications must be mailed to Whitman County Human Resources on or before the position's closing date.  The application may be emailed or faxed only if the original is mailed immediately afterward and is postmarked no later than the closing date of the position. 

 

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)


Director of Clinical Services

Closing Date: Open until filled

Directly supervises clinical service staff. Staff management functions include but are not limited to: recruitment and selection input for new staff, review and updating position descriptions, performance expectations for clinical staff, monitoring and evaluating performance, orientation and training, career development activities, corrective action, labor relations and other associated activities.

Requires Certification as a Physician’s Assistant with (5) years progressively responsible experience in public health including at least (3) years at the management level; or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and ability.

Master’s degree is preferred.

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Community Health Nurse

Closing Date: Open until filled

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Civil Service Job Openings

Civil Service Application
Waiver and Authorization to Release Information

Corrections Officer Eligibility List

Closing Date: Continuous Eligibility List

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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Lateral Entry Deputy Sheriff

Closing Date: Continuous Eligibility List

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: $4,042.00 per month plus benefits, DOQ.

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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 $9.19 - $10.50 per hour depending on position and experience.

Seasonal Park Aide

Closing Date: Continuously Accepting Applications

This is responsible work assisting the Operations Coordinators in the maintenance of the county parks and other facilities. Maintenance activities will include light construction, trail repair, landscaping, restoration, and day-to-day park and facility maintenance (mowing, restroom cleanup, special projects). Maintain and care for equipment and hand tools; detect needed repairs and make simple adjustments to equipment. Work will be performed primarily at Kamiak Butte County Park, Klemgard County Park, Wawawai County Park, and the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail.

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Seasonal Park Caretaker

Closing Date: Continuously Accepting Applications

This is responsible work assisting the Operations Coordinators in the routine maintenance and cleaning of Klemgard County Park. Work will be performed at Klemgard County Park. Due to the seasonality of the work and events, the work schedule includes weekend work, especially during the months of April through September.

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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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Temporary Office Assistant Pool

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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