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.


Solid Waste Operator/Assistant -  Chelan County Public Works

The Chelan County Department of Public Works has an opening for the position of a Part Time Permanent Solid Waste Operator.  Duties include operating and light maintenance of heavy equipment, maintenance of the facility, picking up litter daily, answering the public’s questions about disposal practices, and manage records and reports on disposal activities.  This position will be working twenty-four hours a week at a salary level of a T050 at $15.11 per hour. Click on job title for detailed descripion of job duties. To Apply: Submit completed application, letter of intrerest and resume to: Chelan County Department of Public Works Office, 316 Washington Street, Suite 402, Wenatchee, WA.  98801, phone (509) 667-6415.  The applications must be returned to the Public Works Department no later than August 22, 2014 at 4:00 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.


Web Designer - Chelan County Information Technology

Chelan County has an opening within the Information Technology Department for a Web Designer.

Duties include all aspects of upgrading and redeveloping the County's Website utilizing Adobe Master Collection and other development tools such as ASP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, and XML.

Qualified applicants must have an AA Degree in Web Design with 2 years professional experience or 4 years relevant work experience, or a combination of both. 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.


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