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Employment Opportunities

As a member of the eCityGov Alliance, a national and local award-winning inter-local agency, the City of Kenmore Human Resources Department has partnered with local jurisdictions to develop and implement, an online database of government jobs in the Puget Sound region.

Applicants can search and apply for jobs at the City of Kenmore at this site as well as jobs offered by other local agencies.

At you can:
• Create a FREE Secure Applicant Account
• Apply Online Instantly
• View Screening Status of Applications
• Search and Apply for Jobs at Multiple Agencies

Current Openings

Planning Intern
Are you entering or attending graduate school? We are seeking a graduate student to work on planning projects within the City's Community Development Department. This position is eligible for a 6-month internship (March through August) at 16 hours/week. There is some flexibility around the daily and weekly schedule. First review of applications will be March 4. 

Traffic Engineer
This limited term position (up to four years with full benefits) will provide responsible professional and technical engineering coordination for the design, construction, operations, and maintenance of public works traffic engineering projects including traffic signals, signs and markings; traffic controls systems; traffic calming devices, and other traffic safety improvements; neighborhood transportation planning and safety; and traffic count and accident reporting programs. 

Capital Projects Manager: West Sammamish River Bridge
This limited term (up to four years with full benefits) will manage the West Sammamish River Bridge Project (and other projects as assigned) - subject to strict deadlines; including management of public involvement, scoping the work for all project phases, overseeing consultants, and meeting schedule and budget objectives; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and utilities; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, other departments, outside agencies, consultants, contractors and citizens; manage project grants  (federal and state) and provide highly responsible and complex administra­tive support to City departments.

Communications Intern
Are you a college senior or graduate student? We are seeking a communications intern to support our communications and outreach team. The right candidate is passionate about writing, enjoys working with the public, detail-oriented, and comfortable with multi-tasking. This is a great opportunity for hands-on professional experience. This position is eligible for up to a 9-month internship through 2015 (full time in summer and approximately 16-20 hours/week during the school year). For students, we will allow some flexibility around the daily and weekly schedule.

Maintenance Worker
Under the direction of the Public Works Operations Manager, this position is required to perform a variety of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled maintenance and repair tasks with in a specific area of the Public Works Department. The position requires knowledge of landscape maintenance and operations, cleaning methods, procedures and techniques, and the ability to use hand tools, power tools, light duty vehicles and equipment. Because of the small number of City employees, each staff member is expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties as may be required from time to time.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Kenmore does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status, in the provision of services, in programs or activities, or in employment opportunities and benefits.

WellCity Award Recipient

WellCity Award

The City of Kenmore creates an environment that supports health practices which enhance the quality of life for City employees. As a result, the City is a recipient of the Association of Washington Cities WellCity Award which recognizes members for employee health promotion.