Employment

Kennewick and the Tri-Cities area is Washington’s best kept secret: centrally located between the major metropolitan areas of Spokane and Seattle, it is the 29th fastest growing area in the United States and 5th in Washington State.  300 days of sunshine, outdoor recreational opportunities, fine arts and wineries, and low cost of living make Kennewick an exceptional place to work, live and play. 

The City of Kennewick employs approximately 365 employees in seven primary departments: Police, Fire, Municipal Services, Employee and Community Services (including Human Resources), Support Services, City Attorney and City Manager.

Human Resources supports the City’s mission, values and strategic objectives by helping to attract, retain and motivate effective, customer-oriented employees who embody individual accountability, integrity, stewardship of public resources, effective communication and inclusiveness.

The City offers competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, deferred compensation plans, retirement plan (PERS), sick leave, vacation, and flex/compressed work schedules.

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP)

The Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) short form is required for grants awarded to the City of Kennewick by the US Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs.  The purpose of an EEOP is to ensure that recipients of financial assistance from the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) are providing equal employment opportunities to men and women regardless of sex, race, or national origin.

To receive a copy, contact Human Resources at (509) 585-4240 or Email jobs@ci.kennewick.wa.us.

ONLINE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

The City of Kennewick has implemented on online application and tracking system through Neogov. 

  • Search and apply  for positions 24/7
  • Live help during business hours; help screens 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Apply from any location with internet access
    • Your home
    • City Hall Kiosk
    • Mid-Columbia Public Libraries
    • WorkSource Centers
  • Apply for multiple jobs or new jobs without re-entering application information
  • Receive automated updates on your application status
  • Online Job Interest Cards – get automatic notification when the job you are interested in is posted
Name Title Contact
Terry Walsh Executive Director (509) 585-4242
terry.walsh@ci.kennewick.wa.us
Corey Osborn Human Resources Director (509) 585-4533
corey.osborn@ci.kennewick.wa.us
Janelle Domarotsky Human Resources Analyst (509) 585-4240
janelle.domarotsky@ci.kennewick.wa.us

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