Human Resources

The ultimate goal and primary objectives of the Human Resources department are to hire the most qualified, highly-skilled individuals to serve the citizens of Edmonds and to provide City staff with training, benefits and information that allow them to do their jobs in the best possible way.

City Employee Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, survivor and long-term disability insurance plans.
  • Paid vacation and sick leave, provided on an accrual basis.
  • Paid holidays
  • Five retirement savings programs available:
    • Mandatory participation in the State of Washington Department of Retirement System (PERS or LEOFF).
    • MEBT retirement savings plan with a city-matched contribution in lieu of Social Security participation.
    • Three optional 457 deferred compensation plans allowing tax-deferred savings into prominent mutual fund investment options.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Medical and transit flexible spending account programs.
  • Opportunities for flexible work schedules.
  • Smoke-free, drug-free workplace.
  • Ride Share Program.

Human Resources Department

Involves recruiting and selecting new employees; administering employee benefits, unemployment insurance, deferred compensation, training programs and the City's classification and compensation program; developing and implementing Human Resources policies and procedures; and directing labor relations and negotiation efforts.

Additional areas of responsibility that fall under Human Resources includes administration of the City's safety and workers' compensation programs; City liaison for the Edmonds Disability Board, Chief Examiner/Secretary for the Civil Service Commission; participating on the Citizen's Commission for the Compensation of Elected Officials and the MEBT Committee.

Employment Opportunities

Employment applications must be submitted for all job openings.  Resumes are accepted if they are attached to an application for a stated job posting.  Applications are ONLY accepted for current openings. To obtain an employment application packet for the jobs posted above, you may:

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  • Request by phone (425) 775-2525
  • Download Adobe PDF form
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Human Resource Contact

Contact Information: Please contact the Human Resources Department

Phone: 425-771-0258
Fax:   425-275-4806
Job Line: 425-771-0243
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