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.

Note to Applicants:
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The City of Spokane is an EEO / Veterans Preference Employer.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status, or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, the City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions.

Current Opportunities

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 11:59 PM Sunday, July 29, 2018
This position pays $65,897.30 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $86,088.20



Budget Analyst

The Budget Analyst performs a wide range of analytical, technical, and advisory functions in the municipal budgetary process; assists the director in the preparation of the City's annual budget; provides direct support in management and analysis of City operations, specifically working in the area of budget analysis and assisting with analysis of revenue collections; provides support in preparation of budget to actual comparisons and analysis for financial reporting purposes.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $70,825.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $92,143.40



Enforcement Supervisor

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 8/5/18** Performs supervisory and administrative work in the Neighborhood and Code Enforcement Program;  duties are varied, and require considerable knowledge/judgment in carrying out assigned responsibilities relating to City municipal codes, State laws, public relations, customer service, and enforcement procedures.
Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Sunday, August 5, 2018
This position pays $69,112.80 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $90,076.30



Firefighter (Open-Entry)

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 $40,444.60 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $80,894.20



Laborer II

Performs semi-skilled manual work in various departments which requires some previous experience and special knowledge acquired on the job. Duties are very heavy in nature requiring considerable physical activity and are performed under hazardous or adverse weather conditions.
Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Sunday, July 29, 2018
This position pays $35,642.20 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $55,645.20



Parking Enforcement Specialist I

Performs responsible work in the enforcement of City of Spokane parking regulations and state disabled parking regulations; the collection and counting of parking meter revenue; and, semi-skilled work  in the repair and maintenance of parking meters.
Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Sunday, July 22, 2018
This position pays $37,396.10 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $58,735.40



Police Officer

**Now accepting applications from candidates who have taken and passed the Public Safety Testing, Inc. exam for the City of Spokane.  PST score must be less than six months old**Performs general duty police work in the enforcement of laws and ordinances.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $48,587.80 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $84,459.60



Police Officer - Lateral

Performs general duty police work in the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Lateral Police Officers start at $55,269.36 - $75,418.56 annually, depending on experience.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $55,269.40 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $84,459.60



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 $43,451.30 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $69,530.40



Senior Network Administrator

Performs professional information technology work pertaining to the analysis, design/architecture, development, installation, and maintenance of networked systems used for the transmission of information in voice, data, and/or video formats.
Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Sunday, July 22, 2018
This position pays $70,825.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $92,143.40



Supervisory Database Administrator

Coordinates and supervises data management functions pertaining to the installation, configuration, upgrade and migration of complex enterprise database server software and related products.
Accepting applications until further notice
This position pays $75,606.50 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $98,825.00



Urban Forestry Supervisor

Performs responsible technical and supervisory work over urban forestry programs.
Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Sunday, July 22, 2018
This position pays $62,640.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $81,745.20




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

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