Human Resources

Current Vacancies

Seasonal Maintenance Worker
The City of Bainbridge Island Public Works Department is accepting employment applications for seasonal workers within its Operations and Maintenance Division. Job duties are varied and will be assigned by the skill level of the individual. Employment may be for up to six months in duration dependent upon operational needs. For more information, review the job description.

Salary: $10-$15/hour dependent on experience

Hours: Approximately 8 hours per day, Monday-Friday, based on the needs of the department

Experience and skill in the following areas is preferred:
  • Landscaping
  • Traffic control flagging 
  • Building/facility maintenance
  • Roadway maintenance
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a City of Bainbridge Island application form. Applicants may submit a resume and letter of interest. Application materials may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail or hand-delivery. Open until filled.

Senior Judicial Specialist
The City of Bainbridge Island Municipal Court seeks applicants for its Senior Judicial Specialist position. The Senior Judicial Specialist leads, coordinates and performs technical court and administrative functions in support of the operations of the Municipal Court. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in a judicial office setting and excellent customer service skills.
  • Job description
  • Summary of benefits for represented employees (IAM)
  • Salary range: $4354-$5460 per month
  • Interested parties should complete the City's application form; a resume is optional. The cutoff for first review of applications is 4 pm, Mon, April 6, 2015. 

Permit Specialist
The Planning and Community Development Department requires a Permit Specialist to assist customers with questions about and applications for land use (planning) permits. The position is a primary contact for the department and is expected to provide excellent customer service and useful technical assistance to a variety of audiences. There are two positions in this classification – one in the Building Division and one in the Planning Division. This vacant position is in the Planning Division.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a public agency permit counter setting and excellent customer service skills.
  • Job description
  • Summary of benefits for represented employees (IAM)
  • Salary range: $4205-$5272 per month
  • Interested parties should complete the City's application form; a resume is optional. The cutoff for first review of applications is 4 pm, Wed, March 4, 2015.

Police Officers
The City of Bainbridge Island accepts both entry level and lateral police officer applications on a continuous basis. Learn more about the civil service hiring process, which varies depending on your status (entry or lateral).

The City's Police Officer training program is approved for on-the-job training benefits for veterans and other eligible people. For more information about GI Bill benefits while in training, visit the VA website.

Filing of Applications

Applications for employment with the City of Bainbridge Island are accepted only when a vacancy arises and only during the open recruitment period advertised. Resumes or letters of interest which are not accompanied by the city application will not be considered.
The city's application form may be submitted by email, U.S. mail, fax, or in person (electronic signatures accepted for emailed applications). A resume and letter of interest is optional. Answers to supplemental questions may be required as specified in the job advertisement.
To be considered, your completed and signed city application must be received by 4 pm on the closing date specified in the job advertisement, unless otherwise indicated. You are welcome to submit an applications after the date indicated as the cutoff for first review, but please note there is no guarantee it will be reviewed.  An electronic (typed) signature is acceptable.
Please read and follow the instructions on the application form. The quality and completeness of your application will determine whether or not you are considered for employment.
Applicants may be tested to measure their ability to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying. Tests that measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, physical abilities, and/or medical conditions may be required. A drug screen is required for all safety-sensitive positions. Scores from these tests determine whether a candidate continues in the selection process.
Applicants selected for interviews will be notified by email or telephone. All applicants who are interviewed will be notified of the results of the interview by email or regular mail if not selected for an additional interview or hire. Applicants who are not selected for interviews will be notified by email or regular mail.
Special Accommodations
Please provide the city with a 72-hour advance notice if you need special accommodation during the interview process. It is the city's intent to reasonably accommodate all applicants.

Applicants are responsible for notifying Human Resources of any change in address, telephone number, or email address.

Vacancy Notifications
To learn of future opportunities, sign up to receive vacancy announcements via email. 
Equal Opportunity
The City of Bainbridge Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran's status, or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.

The City of Bainbridge Island supports Guard and Reserve member employees.