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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


Phone:  (360) 778-5300

Job Openings

Administrative Manager  

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

Engineer III - Development  

Northwest Annex | Bellingham, WA
Public Works - Engineering
Open Until: February 14, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Public Health Nurse I - .50 FTE Job Share  

Health Department | Bellingham, WA
Open Until: February 5, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Work schedule is 20 hours per week. Exact schedule TBD with supervisor approval.