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WELCOME TO WHATCOM COUNTY'S ONLINE APPLICATION SITE!

Apply online by selecting the job title of interest and clicking “Apply Now”.  Your electronic application is required in order to be considered for employment.  Paper applications/resumes are not accepted.  Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on the closing date listed.  Your application may be saved and used to apply for more than one opening. 

Whatcom County will perform background checks of relevant education, experience, criminal history and other job-related information.  Some selection processes will include tests for job-related skills, driving record checks, drug tests, and physical capacities tests.

Whatcom County is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply for open positions.   

Job applicants with qualified disabilities who need assistance with the application process may contact Human Resources.

Whatcom County promotes a smoke-free/drug-free work environment.

Whatcom County Human Resources

311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107

Bellingham, WA 98225

Email: hr@co.whatcom.wa.us

Phone:  (360) 778-5300

www.whatcomcounty.us

Job Openings

Temporary Extra Help - Mail Processing  

County Courthouse | Bellingham, WA
Administrative Services - Information Technology
Open Until: March 27, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications

Temporary - Stormwater / NPDES  

Civic Center Building | Bellingham, WA
Public Works - Stormwater
Open Until: April 4, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications

Part Time On Call Juvenile Detention Officer  

County Courthouse | Bellingham, WA
Juvenile
Open Until: April 1, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Hours will vary, as we are a 24 hour facilty. Some hours are on call and some are scheduled out.

Deputy I or II, DOQ  

Public Defender's Office | Bellingham, WA
Public Defender
Open Until: March 28, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Deputy I or II, DOQ

Temporary - Strengthening Families Program Facilitator  

Whatcom County | Bellingham, WA
Cooperative Extension (WSU)
Open Until: March 25, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications

Legal Assistant I  

County Courthouse | Bellingham, WA
Prosecuting Attorney
Open Until: March 28, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications

Temporary - Road Crew / Flagging Summer Help  

Central Shop | Bellingham, WA
Public Works - Maint & Operation
Open Until: June 28, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Apply early for best consideration - Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Temporary - Engineering Services (Traffic Counting)  

Northwest Annex | Bellingham, WA
Public Works - Engineering
Open Until: March 29, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications

Temporary - Survey Crew Summer Help  

Civic Center Building | Bellingham, WA
Public Works - Engineering
Open Until: March 29, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications

Fire Inspector I or II (DOQ)  

Northwest Annex | Bellingham, WA
Planning & Development Services
Open Until: March 26, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications

Temporary Parks Help - Spring/Summer  

Parks Headquarters | Bellingham, WA
Parks & Recreation
Open Until: September 30, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Apply early for best consideration: first review of applications February 18

Parks Trails Seasonal Help  

Parks Headquarters | Bellingham, WA
Parks & Recreation
Open Until: September 30, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Apply early for best consideration: first review of applications February 18

Assistant Superintendent - Maintenance & Operations  

Central Shop | Bellingham, WA
Public Works - Maint & Operation
Open Until: April 5, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications