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									                                                                                             Equal Employment Opportunity
                                                                                             Applicants are considered for positions
                                                                                             without regard to race, color, religion,                                        your
                                                                                             creed, sex, national origin, ancestry,
                                                                                             age, marital or veteran status, disability,
                                                                                             sexual orientation, gender identity, or
                                                                                             any other basis prohibited by federal,
                                                                                             state and local laws.                                                       Today
Looking for a perfect fit?                   Located in the shadow of Mount Rainier and
                                             along the shores of Commencement Bay
                                                                                             Guiding Principles
                                                                                             Service - We provide customer-focused
Tacoma employees are:                        in Washington state, Tacoma is recognized       municipal services that produce the
• Police officers and firefighters              as a livable and progressive international      highest level of value, results and
                                             city. Incorporated in 1884, the City has        satisfaction.
• Engineers and environmentalists
                                             grown from its historical roots as a home of    Integrity - We behave in an ethical and
• Chemists and communicators                 sawmills and a bustling port that exported      honest way that furthers the principles
• Administrators and artists                 goods around the world to a center for          of good government.
• Painters and parking enforcement officers   international exports, the arts and healthy,
                                                                                             Accountability - We are answerable for
                                             affordable living.
• Mechanics and landscapers                                                                  our individual and collective conduct
                                             Find out what more than 200,000                 and performance.
• Carpenters and welders
                                             residents have already discovered about
• Electricians and lab analysts                                                              Respect - We treat each other and those
                                                                                             we serve with courtesy, consideration
• Lawyers and truck drivers                  • Diverse neighborhoods and business            and regard.
• Water, sewer, power workers, linemen         districts with distinctive personalities
                                                                                             Stewardship - We are good guardians
  and so much more                           • Excellent public and private educational      of the public resources entrusted to us.
City of Tacoma employees provide               opportunities
                                                                                             Innovation - We find new and better
the critical services that keep our City     • Temperate climate and moderate rainfall       ways of conducting business and
buzzing – they maintain city streets and     • Outdoor opportunities including Point         providing services.
traffic lights, manage your solid waste,        Defiance Park, the second-largest city park   Teamwork - We build success through
put out fires, keep the lights on, keep our     in the nation at 700 acres, second only to    collaborative and inclusive approaches
neighborhoods safe and secure, preserve        Central Park of New York                      to organizational and community issues.
and restore the environment, put on shows    • An arts community that supports
at the Tacoma Dome, protect our drinking       grassroots, community and professional
water and ensure environmental protection      opportunities for dance, music, theater,
                                               museums, galleries and film
through scientific testing, and make sure
                                             • And it’s pretty hard to beat the location                                                                       
our laws are followed.
                                               … just a heart beat away from an array of                                                                                   Job Line: (253) 591-5795

                                                                                                                                           Cover Photo: Chris Tumbusch
One place, many faces … many choices.          opportunities to play, including Seattle
                                               or Portland, Mount Rainier, the Hoh

                                               Rainforest and the Washington Coast
                                                                                                              Job Line: (253) 591-5795
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The City of Tacoma is looking for
conscientious people interested
in serving the Tacoma community.
The City encourages participative
decision making, equal opportunity
and personal growth.

City of Tacoma Government                       Employment opportunities:                     Submitting Applications                         Compensation           When you
Tacoma’s city government, which provides        Building & Land Use Services, City            Applications are accepted only during           and benefit
                                                                                                                                              highlights:            work for
services to its 200,000 residents, operates     Manager’s Office, Click! Network,             announced periods of time and are available
under a City Council-City Manager form          Community & Economic Development,             on the City’s Web site (www.cityoftacoma.       The City of Tacoma     the City of
of government, with an elected mayor and        Construction, Environmental Cleanup           org/jobs) or from the City of Tacoma Human      provides excellent
                                                                                                                                              medical, dental        Tacoma, you
eight elected Council members. Our City         & Restoration, Facilities, Finance, Fire,     Resources Department. Applications may
Charter provides that many classifications      Government Relations, Graphics, Hearings      include supplemental questionnaires             and vision plans for   don’t just have
are subject to civil service processes          Examiner, Human Resources, Human Rights       or experience and training tests which          the whole family;
                                                                                                                                              paid holidays and      a great job
covering application, examinations, ranked      & Human Services, Information Technology,     require applicants to detail education and/
                                                                                                                                              personal time off;
lists and selection.                            Legal, Library, Municipal Court, Police,      or experience related to the position.          participation in       and a great
Getting a job with                              Public Assembly Facilities, Retirement,       Applications for City positions must be filed   Tacoma’s Public        career path
the City of Tacoma                              Science & Engineering, Solid Waste, Streets   with the City of Tacoma’s Human Resources       Employees’
                                                & Grounds, Surface Water, Tacoma Power,       Department, Tacoma Municipal Building,          Retirement             – you’re also
The City of Tacoma employs approximately        Tacoma Rail, Tacoma Water, TV Tacoma,         Room 1336, 747 Market Street, Tacoma,           System (alternate
3,400 people in more than 500 job                                                                                                             plan for Police/
                                                                                                                                                                     serving a great
                                                Wastewater, and more.                         Washington, 98402-3764, or submitted
classifications. Jobs are posted daily                                                        online by the closing date of the position.     Fire); continuing      community.
on the City of Tacoma’s Web site (www.                                                                                                        education and and are posted in                                                                                                      advancement
the Tacoma Municipal Building Human                                                                                                           opportunities and
Resources Department, in the Public Utilities    Find out about City of Tacoma job opportunities by visiting Human Resources                  a growing variety
Building and are e-mailed to an extensive                                                                                                     of City-sponsored
                                                   at or by calling the Job Line: (253) 591-5795.                   health and wellness
list of agencies and community resources
                                                                                                                                              opportunities and
throughout Washington state.

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