Full-time Classified and Full-time Exempt Positions

What is a classified position? Classified positions are covered by the civil service system, which means that applicants are determined to be qualified based on their ability to do the job and their job-related qualifications. The hiring process for these positions involves competitive testing to ensure non-merit factors (anything other than ability/qualifications) are avoided. This process is in place to keep city jobs open to anyone and to help ensure that the City has a qualified workforce. There are both Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) status exempt and non-exempt opportunities within the civil service system.

So, then what exactly is an exempt position? Exempt positions are politically appointed positions and are outside of the civil service system. Exempt in this case does not necessarily reflect FLSA status. The City employs approximately 110 at-will employees that are placed through political appointment. These positions are filled directly by the Human Resources department.

Current Opportunities

Assistant Planner II

City of Spokane’s Planning Services Department is seeking a talented and team oriented Assistant Planner II to come join our dynamic and diverse team! Our Planning Department prides itself on ongoing and successful public engagement and assisting the community in shaping their vision for the future of Spokane!The candidate selected for this position will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Spokane community, elected officials and neighborhood groups on various City capital projects. They will develop new plans, change and update existing plans, lead planning related research and update development code. They will work on the comprehensive plan, neighborhood plans and sub-area plans while engaging the Spokane community and collecting public input.The person selected for this position will also have access to ongoing professional development and training opportunities as well as generous health and retirement benefits! Please visit governmentjobs.com, for the full job specification, compensation details, detailed information on the role, responsibilities and minimum qualifications that are required for this position.This recruitment will establish a Civil Service list that may also be used to fill vacancies in the Development Services Center. Current planners work with the public and the development community,in processing land use applications and building permits. Current planners also work with shoreline regulations and environmental review.

This position pays $61,261.90 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $86,777.30

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Monday, July 25, 2022.

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Community Programs Coordinator

Performs community organization and outreach work in initiating and managing community based programs and policy development, within a division or department.

This position pays $56,856.20 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $80,534.20

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

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Customer Service Assistant

Do you pride yourself on your dependable nature? Would you consider yourself a people-person? Do you have the ability to communicate with others while “clacking” away at the keyboard? Like being the person that has their “fingers on the pulse”? Be a voice and face of MY SPOKANE 311, where knowledge, friendly, and quality service are at the forefront for the City of Spokane.My Spokane 311 is a small, but an essential department to the City of Spokane serving over 7+ departments across multiple facilities including utility billing, city parks and recreation, and citizen engagement. The department is seeking a friendly team player who can work in a fast-paced environment. You would be providing outstanding customer service to the citizens of Spokane by phone, online chat, or in-person by assisting clients with the multitude of services the City has to offer.This position offers opportunity to progress to a Customer Service Specialist after the first year of employment with guaranteed pay increases annually. You will also be part of an excellent work environment with a great compensation plan, including medical, pension and 457 plan.

This position pays $34,723.40 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $53,703.40

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Director of Parks and Recreation Budget/Finance

The City of Spokane invites applications for the position ofDirector of Parks and Recreation Budget/FinanceFirst Review Of Applications For Consideration will be 7/8/22DEPARTMENTPURPOSEThe City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Division is responsible for the professional management and caretaking of public land including 4 golf courses, dedicated sports complexes, the downtown urban park, neighborhood parks, the arboretum, and formal gardens.POSITION PURPOSEResponsible for a variety of complex administrative, technical and professional work of the finance and accounting functions for the Parks and Recreation Division including financial and policy analysis, strategic planning, financial projection, budget control, financial reporting requirements as well as general ledger, accounts payable and receivable, capital assets, and debt administration and compliance.SUPERVISION EXERCISEDPlans, organizes, and directs financial and accounting operations and activities of the department, assisting in the more technical aspects of work performed by subordinates. This position works independently under direction as established by the Parks and Recreation Division Director.

This position pays $78,070.30 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $109,495.00

Accepting applications until 11:59 PM Sunday, July 24, 2022.

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Director of Purchasing and Contracts

The City of Spokane invites applications for the position ofDirector of Purchasing and ContractsFirst Review Of Applications For Consideration will be 5/27/22DEPARTMENT PURPOSEDirect and administer the City’s purchasing and contract management functions. Ensures compliance with regulations and policies, leads effective problem resolution regarding the purchasing and contracting cycles.POSITION PURPOSEManages the City’s purchasing and contract management functions which includes overseeing the purchase of a wide variety of supplies, materials, services, and equipment. Oversees the P-card program and the surplus property program with the overall goal of delivering quality procurement services effectively and efficiently.SUPERVISION EXERCISEDPlans, organizes and directs operations and activities of the department, assisting in the more technical aspects of work performed by subordinates. This position works independently under direction as established by the Chief Financial Officer.

This position pays $86,652.00 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $121,730.00

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Engineer in Training

Applies standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out a sequence of related engineering tasks. May work in Engineering Services, Development Services, Fire Department, or Public Works Division.

This position pays $56,856.20 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $80,534.20

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Monday, July 11, 2022.

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Firefighter

Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Firefighter at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you!The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SFD is responsible for emergency medical services, fire suppression, mitigating the consequences from disasters, and rescue activities. In addition to emergency work, members provide a wide range of services to the community, including blood pressure screening, tours of fire stations and apparatus, and on-duty fire and life safety presentations within the community.Not only does a career as a Firefighter offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. TheSpokane Fire Department operates 16 stationsthroughout the city and provides emergency response, prevention education, and training.Firefighters also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases!Why choose the Spokane region:Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our cityhere.

This position pays $42,277.90 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $84,555.90

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Firefighter - Lateral

Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Firefighter at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you! The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SFD isresponsible for emergency medical services, fire suppression, mitigating the consequences from disasters, and rescue activities. In addition to emergency work, members provide a wide range of services to the community, including blood pressure screening, tours of fire stations and apparatus, and on-duty fire and life safety presentations within the community. Not only does a career as a Firefighter offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work.TheSpokane Fire Department operates 16 stationsthroughout the city and provides emergency response, prevention education, and training.Firefighters also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our cityhere.

This position pays $42,277.90 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $84,555.90

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Human Resources Analyst I

Performs routine professional and analytical work related to the administration of human resources management programs.

This position pays $61,261.90 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $86,777.30

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

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Integrated Medical Services Manager

Performs responsible managerial work in the administrative and clinical aspects of the Integrated Medical Care Services of the Spokane Fire Department.

This position pays $83,812.30 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $118,139.00

Accepting applications until 12:00 AM Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

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Laborer II

Performs semi-skilled manual work in various departments which requires some previous experience and special knowledge acquired on the job.

This position pays $37,849.20 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $59,090.40

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Police Officer

Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Police Officer at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you!The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing and inclusivity.Not only does a career as a Police Officer offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. A day in the life of a Spokane Police officer means doing work, each day that is vital to our community.Police Officers also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases!Why choose the Spokane region:Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here.

This position pays $55,645.20 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $101,226.00

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Police Officer - Certified

Have you successfully completed the Washington State Criminal Justice Basic Law Enforcement Academy? Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If you answered yes to these questions, a career as a Police Officer at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you!The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing and inclusivity.Not only does a career as a Police Officer offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. A day in the life of a Spokane Police officer means doing work, each day that is vital to our community.Police Officers also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases!Why choose the Spokane region:Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here.

This position pays $55,645.20 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $101,226.00

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Police Officer - Lateral

Are you currently serving as a law enforcement officer, or have you recently left your officer position in good standing? Are you interested in continuing your career in public safety? If so, coming to work for the City of Spokane could be your next great career move!The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing and inclusivity.SPD offers a generous compensation package that includes a pension plan and annual pay increases!Why choose the Spokane region:Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here.

This position pays $63,308.20 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $101,226.00

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Police Radio Dispatcher II - Lateral

Do you have one year of continuous experience (full time or equivalent) as a Police Radio Dispatcher? Have you been employed in the last 18 months as a law enforcement radio dispatcher utilizing a Computer Aided Dispatch System? If so, coming to work for the City of Spokane could be your next great career move!The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion.SPD offers a generous compensation package that includes a pension plan and annual pay increases!Why choose the Spokane region:Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here.

This position pays $46,140.60 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $73,835.90

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Police Records Specialist

If you are a data-focused records professional that wants to make a difference in your community, the City of Spokane Police Records team may have the job you've been looking for. The City of Spokane Police Department is looking for a Police Records Specialist. We need someone that is organized, has a sharp-eye for details and is meticulously accurate. If you are someone with solid experience maintaining records, coupled with strong data management skills, you may be the perfect fit for this job.You are a motivated team player who is open to accepting feedback and opportunities to grow.You quickly identify data on source records and translate into entry data.You can perform highly detailed records management, disseminating and providing critical information.You are able to provide independent judgment, within the limits of regulatory laws and policy.You want to develop a solid understanding of Police Department record management.Spokane Police Records operates 24/7 with Day, Swing, and Graveyard shifts. All New employees will be on a one-year probation plan and work several months on each shift during their first year. After the year-long probation, the new employee will be assigned a shift which typically begins on Graveyard. Due to the seniority system employees will work a non-traditional shift for several years before they can successfully bid into a more desirable shift. Our Police Records Specialists have excellent advancement opportunities, professional development, annual pay step increases and great employee benefits, including a pension plan!Please visit the City of Spokane Career Center at governmentjobs.com/careers/spokanecity, for the full job specification and compensation details.

This position pays $36,938.80 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $57,762.40

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Principal Planner

City of Spokane’s Planning Services Department is seeking a talented and team oriented Principal Planner to come join our dynamic and diverse team! Our Planning Department prides itself on ongoing and successful public engagement and assisting the community in shaping their vision for the future of Spokane!The candidate selected for this position will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Spokane community, elected officials and neighborhood groups on various City capital projects. They will develop new plans, change and update existing plans, lead planning related research and update development code. They will work on the comprehensive plan, neighborhood plans and sub-area plans while engaging the Spokane community and collecting public input.The person selected for this position will also have access to ongoing professional development and training opportunities as well as generous health and retirement benefits! Please visit governmentjobs.com, for the full job specification, compensation details, detailed information on the role, responsibilities and minimum qualifications that are required for this position.

This position pays $75,606.50 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $107,469.00

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Monday, July 11, 2022.

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Program Specialist (CHHS)

Performs specialized, professional work assisting in the administration of various governmental and financial assistance programs and the monitoring of related program contracts, grants, budget and regulation compliance.

This position pays $51,740.60 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $73,038.20

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Monday, July 11, 2022.

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Refuse Collector II

A career with the City of Spokane is more than a pathway to success. It's all of us, helping to build a better community, every day. Make a difference in your community by becoming part of City of Spokane’s Solid Waste Collection as a Refuse Collector II.City of Spokane’s Solid Waste Collection offers a full suite of curbside collection services for residential and commercial customers. Refuse Collector IIs drive an assigned route, operating a collection packer or collection dump truck. Our services use advanced automated trucks equipped with lifting mechanisms that pick up and empty refuse containers. This operation allows us to collect refuse and recycling more efficiently, which helps to keep Spokane clean and safe.Upon application, all candidates must possess a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake Endorsement and one year of professional driving experience with a Class B CDL. The position does have holiday and weekend work, as needed. No travel is required for this position and work locations are exclusively within the Spokane area. Additional perks include amazing employee benefits and a pension plan!Pursue a career with City of Spokane by applying to our team today!

This position pays $38,824.30 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $60,865.20

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Monday, July 25, 2022.

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Senior Engineer

Do you consider yourself a team leader with attention to detail and have the ability to coordinate complex projects? Are you passionate about serving the Spokane community through reliable, consistent and coordinated efforts? Do you have experience in Public Works planning, design, or construction engineering? If so, a career at the City of Spokane’s Engineering Department as a Senior Engineer may be the perfect position for you!The Engineering Services Department is the design and construction arm of the City. It designs and manages construction of public street, sewer and water systems. It also assists private development by reviewing and approving plans, issuing permits for construction and inspecting infrastructure projects for compliance with federal, state and local requirements.Working for the City of Spokane provides the opportunity to serve others while doing what you love! In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes dental, medical, annual pay increases and a pension plan!

This position pays $78,070.30 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $111,123.00

Accepting applications until further notice.

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Signal Maintenance Technician

Do you pride yourself on exceptional work ethics and a willingness to go the extra mile? Appreciate a small close-knit work group where “A good day’s work for a good day’s pay.” is the motto? Are your core values aligned with integrity and honesty?If you answered, YES to all of the above then become a part of City of Spokane’s Streets Department – Signal and Lighting Section as a Signal Maintenance Technician!TheSignal and Lighting Sectionprides itself on quality work done in an efficient and timely manner.The department is seeking a team player who has a strong electrical/electronic background, knowledge of construction operations is desirable, and being familiar with Windows computer software. As a Signal and Lighting Maintenance Technician you are part of a team that works behind the scenes responding to crashes, weather events, and other incidents that affect traffic operations 24/7/365. There isopportunity for flexible work schedules, with on-call status rotations after first year of employment.If you find yourself wanting to pursue a career with the City of Spokane, then we encourage you to apply today!!!

This position pays $46,961.20 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $76,362.30

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Monday, July 11, 2022.

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Stationary Engineer

Performs lead and skilled work in the operation and maintenance of high pressure stationary steam and refrigeration equipment.

This position pays $49,201.60 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $80,997.70

Accepting applications until 4:00 PM Monday, August 1, 2022.

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