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Classified Positions

Thank you for your interest in working for the City of Spokane. Classified positions represent 94 percent of City jobs. The City of Spokane has a wide variety of career opportunities with 322 different job classifications that offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as the rewarding opportunity to work in public service. Spokane is a great place to live, work and play. We invite you to consider making us your City of Choice and engage with us in exploring the many career opportunities we have to offer.

Please note: Non-Classified positions are not covered by Civil Service. Please see our Non-Classified positions tab for more information about these openings.

Current Opportunities

Application Analyst

Performs professional applications programming, systems analysis, and systems support work for City business information enterprise applications. Designs, writes, tests, and maintains applications software according to technical specifications and functional requirements. Supports a full range of applications development and support activities for major software projects. Work is performed under general supervision. Depending on assignment, employee may lead a project or may work independently, in a team, o
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $53,431.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $65,500.00


Associate Engineer

Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria in the development, investigation, and construction of Public Works projects.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $63,329.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $77,986.00


Associate Traffic Engineer

Performs supervisory and professional Traffic Engineering work in connection with traffic investigations, studies, designs, and operational reviews.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $63,329.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $77,986.00


Deputy Fire Chief

Performs responsible command and administrative duties assisting the Chief and Assistant Chief.
Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Friday, June 5, 2015
This position pays $122,586.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $150,044.00


Firefighter (Open-Entry)

Performs general duty firefighting work in the preventing, combating, and extinguishing of fires and emergency medical functions.
Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Friday, May 29, 2015
This position pays $18.99 per hour


Firefighter - Public Safety Testing Sign-Up

Performs general duty firefighting work in the preventing, combating, and extinguishing of fires and emergency medical functions.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $39,651.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $80,894.00


Police Evidence and Records Manager

Performs responsible managerial and professional work directing the activities of the Police Records and Police Evidence sections of the Spokane Police Department.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $68,068.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $83,457.00


Police Officer - Lateral

Performs general duty police work in the enforcement of laws and ordinances.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $49,088.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $71,514.00


Police Radio Dispatcher II - Lateral

Performs responsible and skilled communications work receiving and transmitting over police radio, intercom, and telephone.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $42,511.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $62,598.00


Police Radio Dispatcher III

Performs responsible and skilled communications work receiving and transmitting over police radio, teletype and telephone messages, orders, and general and special information.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $46,750.30 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $70,866.70


Tire Technician

Performs manual work in the repair, maintenance, and replacement of tires for light to heavy duty vehicles.
Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Friday, May 29, 2015
This position pays $34,869.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $50,091.00


Water Hydroelectric Plant Operator

Performs skilled work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of hydroelectric and water pumping station equipment
Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Sunday, May 24, 2015
This position pays $41,488.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $59,633.00



Contact Information

Civil Service Commission
4th Floor, City Hall
808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201

Email: civilservice@spokanecity.org
Phone: 509.625.6160
Fax: 509.625.6077
TTY: 509.625.6681
24-hour Job Info Line: 509.625.6161