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.


Office Engineer/Engineer II - Chelan County Public Works

The Chelan County Public Works Department is seeking applications for the position of Office Engineer.  This position performs broad-based construction management duties and assists in the engineering design within the Public Works Department.  Typical design duties include assisting in the preparation of contract plans (utilizing AutoCad), specifications, and estimates.  Typical duties include processing contract administration and material documentation, construction inspection, and agency oversight of highway, bridge, structure, dam, and miscellaneous work to ensure that procedures and materials comply with the requirements of associated contract plans and specifications while maintaining the approved budget and schedule. Minimum qualifications include, but are not limited to three (3) years of construction management or administrative experience of a progressive nature of similar character and breadth as the duties outlined in the job description.  Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year College or technical institute.  Applicant shall have a valid Washington State Driver’s License.  The hiring salary level is $4,069/month to $4,710/month depending on qualifications and experience, plus benefits. To Apply: Submit letter of interest and completed application to Chelan County Public Works, 316 Washington Street, Suite 402, Wenatchee, WA  98801 or email to Penny Goehner.

Application deadline:  December 5, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. or until position is filled.


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