Human Resources

Current Vacancies
Water Resources Intern (Part Time)
The Public Works Department, Engineering Division, is accepting applications for the Water Resources Intern position. The Water Resources Intern will primarily assist in implementing the Surface and Storm Water Program. Responsibilities vary depending on water resources program needs and scheduling. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about water resources issues and the challenges associated with managing these resources.

For more information, review the job description. Note that the intern must be enrolled in a college or university, preferably pursuing a degree in engineering, environmental education, environmental science, geology, water resources or other physical or earth sciences, OR must have graduated within the last 12 months from a college or university with a degree in the same subject(s).

It is anticipated that the successful candidate would work a part-time schedule, with a flexibility to accommodate for classes. 

Salary range: $13-$16 per hour depending on qualifications
Deadline for first review of applications: 4 pm, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a City of Bainbridge Island application form; a resume and letter of interest are optional. Application materials may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail or hand-delivery.

Construction Inspector
The Public Works Department is accepting applications for the Construction Inspector position. This position is responsible for independent paraprofessional engineering work involving public works capital projects and programs. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Construction Inspector conducts site inspections for new projects, verifies compliance with proposed plans and specifications and reviews and issues right-of-way permits. For more information, read the full job description (below).

Job description
Summary of benefits for represented employees
Salary range: $4867-$6104 per month ($58,404-$73,248 per year)
Deadline for first review of applications: 4 pm, Monday, August 11, 2014
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a City of Bainbridge Island application form; a resume and letter of interest are optional. Application materials may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail or hand-delivery. 


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 Accommo‚Äčdations
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
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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.