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.


Chief of Patrol - Chelan County Sheriff's Office

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to fill our current opening for Chief of Patrol.  This is a full time, Administrative Law Enforcement position, exempt and appointed by the Sheriff. Work will be performed with minimal supervision under the general direction of the Undersheriff. Click on job title for detailed description and additional information. Salary for this position is $89,361/yr with benefits including an employee/dependent medical and dental insurance plan. Minimum Qualifications: Required and non-negotiable minimum of 10 years commissioned employment, with preference given to supervisory experience and training. To Apply: Applicants currently employed at the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office are asked to submit a Resume, with a cover letter containing at minimum, their vision for success in the Chief’s position, challenges anticipated, leadership style and knowledge, skills and abilities. It should be shown how these attributes or challenges will best support a position as Chief of Patrol, and how our Core Values of Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence will be modeled and upheld on a daily basis. Outside applicants will be required to submit the above documents, in addition to a completed Personal History Statement. Applications must be received at the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office (401 Washington Street #1, Wenatchee, WA  98801;;) ATTN: Jan Brincat, no later than close of business (5:00 p.m.) on Friday, May 2nd


Natural Resources - Senior Natural Resource Specialist

Natural Resource Department has an opening for a Senior Natural Resource Specialist (P093; $51,537.36 Annually at Step 1).  This position works closely with other positions in the Natural Resource Department to assist the Director in performing project management, technical fieldwork, project support and committee management to support the activities of the Natural Resource Department.  The position requires a person who has the ability to work effectively with a diverse set of stakeholders in a coordinated and timely manner across a broad range of natural resource issues within the local community.

Send cover letter, resume and completed job application to
Position closes on April 18, 2014


Collections Assistant/Legal Clerk - County Clerk's Office

Chelan County Clerk seeks a full-time Collections Assistant. The incumbent performs complex data entry, counter, and other duties in the Clerk’s Office to assist judges, commissioners, prosecutors, attorneys, the public and other persons/agencies, and contributes to the smooth, efficient continuity of day-to-day activities. Click on job title for detailed description and minimum qualifications. Starting salary is $32,181 - $45,278 plus benefits. This is a Non-Exempt position. To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and completed job application to Chelan County Clerk, 350 Orondo Avenue, P.O. Box 3025 Wenatchee, WA 98807-3025.  (509) 667-6380.

Position closes May 2, 2014.


County Clerk - Legal Clerk

Chelan County Clerk seeks a full-time Legal Clerk. Qualifications are within the attached job description.  Starting salary is $32,181 - $45,278 plus benefits. This is a Non-Exempt position.
Send cover letter, resume and completed job application to Chelan County Clerk, 350 Orondo Avenue, P.O. Box 3025 Wenatchee, WA 98807-3025.  (509) 667-6380.

Position closes April 22, 2014 at 5 PM


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.


On-Call Custodian - Chelan County Facilities Operations

Chelan County Facilities Operations is creating an on-call list for the position of substitute custodian to fill in as needed. Click on job title for additional details. Hours will vary, with no guarenteed hours. Salary $12.00/hour. Minimum Requirements: Successful completion of background screen. To Apply: Complete attached application and send along with cover letter and resume to or drop off/mail to Chelan County Facilities Operations, 350 Orondo Ave, Level 3, Wenatchee, WA 98801.


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 Chief of Patrol Mike Harris in person or mail to: Chelan County Sheriff's Office, Attn: Chief Harris, 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 $4,067-$4,708/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