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.


Public Works Employment Opportunity:

Job Title:             Water Distribution Operator I/II
Salary Range:    Water Distribution Operator I:   $4,049 - $4,836 (2019 Monthly)
                              Water Distribution Operator II:  $4,892 - $5,841  (2019 Monthly)

The City of Yelm Water Department is seeking a Water Distribution Operator I/II. The city is recruiting for one full time water system operator.  Depending on experience and education, the prospective employee may be hired at the operator level 1 or 2.

This position performs skilled maintenance, repair, and construction work on the potable water treatment and distribution system of the Water Utilities Services Division:  operates maintenance and construction tools and equipment; performs a variety of maintenance tasks relative to water distribution and treatment.

Please view the full job announcement.  To be considered, applicants must submit a City of Yelm Employment Application, cover letter and resume.  E-mail application materials to karenb@yelmwa.gov

Open Until Filled

  

 
Police Department Opportunities:

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.  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.  If you have additional questions or concerns about this process, please contact the City of Yelm Civil Service Examiner at 360-458-8437, or send an email.

  • Lateral Police Officer - Continuous Opening
    The City of Yelm is seeking applications from 'Lateral Police Officer Candidates' to fill future vacancies and openings  
    Compensation: $66,888 - $75,288 per year, based on current contract (2018-2020).
    Closing Date:  Applications are accepted continuously.
    Application Process: Can be completed through our online application
    Posted: November 14, 2018
  • Reserve Police Officer
    The Yelm Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position(s) of Reserve Police Officer. Selected applicants would begin the Reserve Police Academy in  2019. 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.
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 "Grievance Procedure Under the Americans with Dualities Act"
"Title VI Plan- Nondiscrimination Agreement"