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The City of Wenatchee is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, sensory, mental or physical disability; or veteran status.

Click here to download the Application for Employment (PDF)  APPLICATION SHOULD ONLY BE COMPLETED IF THERE IS AN OPENING.  This application is compatible with Internet Explorer, but might have conflict with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome internet browsers. 

The application can be filled out online but must be printed, signed and dated; then delivered by mail or in person to the Human Resources Department.  The City will accept faxed and/or email copies by the deadline but the original must be delivered to Human Resources.   

Civil Service Rules - City of Wenatchee Fire and Police

Recruitment and selection for the City of Wenatchee Fire & Rescue and Police Departments is conducted according to Civil Service Rules & Regulations (see PDF 1 MB).   The Civil Service System implemented by these rules substantially accomplishes the purpose of Chapter 41.08 and 41.12 of the RCW.  The Civil Service Commission fulfills the Civil Service function by managing the hiring process for all of our Civil Service positions.  Click here to read RCW 41.08 and 41.12.

The Civil Service Commission is responsible for the creation and execution of the testing process and will certify the final eligibility list for civil service positions within the City of Wenatchee.  For inquiries please contact Lynn Floyd, Civil Service Secretary-Examiner at 509-662-8186 or

Veteran's Preference

Pursuant to state law RCW 41.04/005 and RCW 41.04.010 special credit will be added to passing scores of qualified veterans on open examinations, when applicable.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions: 


JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Human Resources Director Full Time 4/10/2015 5:00 PM  $6,927 - $8,500
Certified Lifeguards - Summer SeasonalTemporary Open Until Filled  $9.47 - $17.00 DOE
Lateral Police OfficerFull Time 4/13/2015 5:00 PM  $6,131.22 (2013 wage/contract not settled)

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