Current Openings


Wages:    $32.04-$37.50 / Hr, (2019)
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (1/2 hr. lunch)
Closes:    Open Until Filled / Early Application Submission is Encouraged. 

First review scheduled for October 21, 2019

Position Description: The incumbent performs skilled diagnosis, maintenance, and repair work on Town of Steilacoom gas/diesel vehicles/equipment (cars, trucks, parks equipment, and heavy construction equipment).  The individual in this position is responsible for preventative maintenance as well as safety inspections. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
1.  High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
2.  Journey level mechanic certification.    
Or one of the following:
a) Completion of a recognized automotive machinist apprenticeship program.
b) ASE Master Automobile or Medium/Heavy Truck Technician Certification.
c) Graduation from an automotive or truck mechanic vocational program.
3.  A minimum of four years experience in the repair, overhaul, and maintenance of a variety of gas powered vehiclesdiesel vehicles and heavy equipment.  (An equivalent combination of experience, education, and training to provide the level of knowledge and ability required for the position will be considered.)
4.  Valid Washington Commercial Driver’s License/Class B with tanker endorsement.
5.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Washington Industrial First Aid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Card.
6.  Own a full complement of hand tools.

Physical Demands: Requires frequent walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, reaching, climbing, twisting, and lying in a prone position.  Often requires lifting a variety of weights up to and including 60 pounds.  This incumbent is frequently involved in repetitive hand/arm movement, pushing/pulling, and grasping tools.  The employee must be able to receive/understand written/verbal communication and give clear written/oral instructions.

Cognitive Requirements: The incumbent must be able to work in situations involving frequent task changes using different techniques, procedures, or degrees of attentiveness without loss of efficiency.  The incumbent must be able to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.

Terms of Employment: The incumbent may elect to be represented by Teamster Local Union 117.  Employees in CDL positions will be subject to unannounced, random alcohol/drug testing as a condition of continued employment.

Application Procedure: Submit a Town of Steilacoom application and your resume (application must be complete to be considered) to Town of Steilacoom, Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.  Applications may be obtained at the following link: Employment Application, at the Steilacoom Community Center, or by calling the job line at (253) 983-2590.  Those applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be invited to appear before an oral review panel.  The successful candidate must pass a physical examination, driving abstract review, and drug test.

For more information click the following link for the Job Analysis: Mechanic Job Analysis

Public Safety Officer (Lateral)

The picturesque Town of Steilacoom is establishing an eligibility list for lateral officers.  Public Safety Officers are cross-trained and have an opportunity to serve the community in the areas of law enforcement and EMS.  Not trained in both disciplines?  Don’t worry!  Training in EMS needed to increase your versatility will be provided.  We think you’ll find life as a Public Safety Officer both diverse and rewarding and encourage law enforcement officers to apply.  The 2016 monthly salary range for this position averages $5,743. – $6,718.  Specialty pay opportunities are available.  Officers are part of the LEOFF 2 retirement system and may participate in a 457 deferred compensation plan. The Town maintains a tuition reimbursement program.  If you’re interested in new challenges and have had 12 continuous months of career service with a city, county or state law enforcement agency within the past 24 months, application packets may be obtained by calling (253) 983-2590. 

Volunteer Opportunities

The Steilacoom community actively supports the various local governments and non-profit agencies providing services in Town. If you would like to donate your time, talent and energy, please contact one of the following listed on the right side of this page.

The Town of Steilacoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer