Career Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer

Chelan County is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of merit without regard to age, sex, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal laws. This applies to all employment decisions and personnel actions, including recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, and benefits are administered in conformance with state and federal statutes and regulations governing equal employment and personnel management.


Legal Clerk - District Court

See Job Description for complete job details. SALARY & BENEFITS:  Starting salary range is $2,681.80.  Union membership is required. A choice of Chelan County benefits are available.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:  Graduation from high school or equivalent plus two years clerical and computer experience, preferably in a court or legal office, or any combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge and skills: knowledge of the operation of the court and case processing activity; knowledge of office practices; ability to type at least 45 words per minute, ability to work independently in a high-pressure, culturally diverse work environment; ability to make responsible decisions in accordance with laws, court policies and procedures; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, public officials and the general public; and skill in operating standard office machines and equipment, including computers.  Fluent bi-lingual English / Spanish ability will be given consideration. APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  To apply for this position, submit a cover letter that includes contact information for 3 professional references and a completed District Court Employment Application form to: Chelan County District Court, Chelan County Courthouse, 4th Level, PO Box 2686, Wenatchee WA 98807-2686, (509) 667-6392 - FAX (509) 667-6456

Application must be received by:  July 29, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. 


Custodian - Chelan County Facilities Maintenance

Click on job title above for detailed job description. SALARY & BENEFITS:  Salary range is $2253.32-$2608.51 per month, depending on experience.  Union membership is required. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, pers retirement and a choice of other Chelan County benefits are available. TO APPLY: Submit completed application, letter of interest, and resume to Karen Babst in person at 350 Orondo Street, Suite #301, or by e-mail at  

Position open until filled.


Agricultural Inspector I - Chelan Douglas Horticultural Pest and Disease Board

This is a seasonal, non-exempt (overtime eligible) position. Salary: $11.50/hour. Summary: This is a 6-month temporary Agricultural Inspect I position that consists of full-time work between the months of April through September 2014. Department Mission: To eradicate infested fruit trees that threaten commercial orchards and work with the public to keep back yard fruit trees free from pest infestations. This position works closely with the public and the incumbent must have the ability to remain courteous and professional at all times. Must be willing to drive up to 80% of the time. May be required to use personal vehicle and will be reimbursed for mileage at the Chelan County mileage rate. *Students in a tree fruit production program, horticulture program, or closely related program are encouraged to apply.* To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and application to or drop off/mail to: Horticultural Pest and Disease Board, 412 Washington Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801


Weekend Maintenance/Event Tech - Ohme Gardens

This is a part-time seasonal position open immediately and working through approximately Sept. 30th. Responsible for the appearance, safety, and maintenance of all garden property, equipment, plants, trees, and garden structures. Will also be responsible for event set-up and take down. This requires flexible, as-needed, split-shifts hours that will include mornings, afternoons and evenings. Click on job title for detailed description and minimum requirements. Salary: $10-$11/hr DOE. To Apply: Send  resume to Ohme Gardens: , 3327 Ohme Road, Wenatchee, 98801

Position open until filled.


Computer Analyst - Chelan County Information Technology

Chelan County has an opening within the Information Technology Department.  Primary job function includes all aspects of installing, updating, and maintaining pc’s and their software applications in a Microsoft Windows XP and 7 Environment.  Working knowledge of Active Directory is preferred.  BA in Computer Science or 4 years relevant work experience preferred.  Benefits, Retirement, and starting Salary range of $44,707 - $57,059 DOE.  We are a EEOC employer.  Please send resume, salary history and cover letter to:  IT Director, 316 Washington Street, Suite 201, Wenatchee, WA. 98801.


Juvenile Detention Part-Time Relief Worker

Chelan County Juvenile Center is looking for a Part-Time Relief Worker. This is an on-call, hourly position that averages 20 hours per week. Duties include providing for the care, safety, and security of incarcerated juveniles. Observing and documenting youths daily behavior, as well as attending to the physical and emotional needs of youth; monitoring free time; supervise and control youth; provide security for your, staff, and the facility; perform searches; room checks, and head counts; perform janitorial duties; complete meal preparation, kitchen duties, and serve meals. Click here for application packet. To apply send completed application, resume and cover letter to Niska Morris, Office Manager, Chelan County Juvenile Court, 316 Washington, Suite 202, Wenatchee, WA 98801.

Open until filled.


Reserve Deputy

To apply as a Reserve Deputy for the Chelan County Sheriff's Office, complete the Reserve Deputy Application along with the Personal History Statement and return to Undersheriff John WIsemore or Deputy Adam Musgrove in person or mail to: Chelan County Sheriff's Office, Attn:Reserve Coordiantor, 401 Washington Street #1, Wenatchee, WA 98801. For additional information call 509-667-6850.



Chelan County Civil Service offers continuous testing for Entry Level and Lateral Field Deputy for the Chelan County Sheriff's Office.  

Entry Level Field Deputy

Written and physical ability testing for entry level field deputy is done on a continuous basis through Public Safety Testing, go to for testing schedule. After completing the written and physical ability test with Public Safety Testing entry level applicants must complete the Civil Service Application prior to being eligible for oral boards. Click on Entry Level Application to complete.


Lateral Field Deputy    

The Chelan County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for Lateral Field Deputy. Starting salary is $4,253-$4,923/month DOE. See attached information sheet for minimum requirements and general information. To apply: review minimum requirements; review automatic disqualifiers; and complete the Personal History Statement. Email your completed Personal History Statement to Katie Batson or send to:

             Chelan County Civil Service
400 Douglas Street, #201
              Wenatchee, WA 98801