Employment

Welcome to Yakima County's job opportunities site!

"AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"
Yakima County ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of a person’s age, color, creed, sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political belief, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and military status, or any other protected status under federal or state statute.

Disabled applicants may request accommodation to participate in the job application and/or selection process for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information. 

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, require accommodations to participate in the application or examination process, or are disabled or cannot use the online application process via computer or mobile device, please contact Human Resources at 509-574-2210 prior to the closing date.

Employment Opportunity with Yakima County:
HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

To learn more about this position, go to www.soundemploymentsolutions.com and click on
Employer Recruitment.
To apply, send resume and cover letter to:
sescorbin@msn.com

Law Enforcement Continuous Openings

Job Opening
Application Review Dates
Law Enforcement Dispatcher
1/31/16, 4/30/16, 7/31/16, 10/31/16
Lateral Deputy Sheriff
End of each month
Entry Level Deputy Sheriff
5/16/16, 7/31/16, 10/31/16

To Apply for Law Enforcement Continuous Openings:  The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office contracts with Public Safety Testing (PST) to conduct continuous testing.  

To view agency requirements and start the application process go to:  
http://www.publicsafetytesting.com/.  You will be able to fill out an initial application and select the testing date, time and location most convenient for you.  Contact PST directly at:  1-866-HIRE-911.

For all other current Job Openings

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If this is the first time you are applying using our new online job application, you will need to select a Username and Password. (PLEASE NOTE: EMAIL ADDRESS MUST BE UNIQUE TO THE INDIVIDUAL.)  
  
After you complete your personal information, you will complete an application. This application can be used to apply for multiple positions with Yakima County, so please provide as much information as possible about your work experience and job skills when completing the application. You are also encouraged to upload a resume. Please complete ALL sections of this application COMPLETELY and ACCURATELY. Incomplete applications will not be processed. 
 
  • Remember to keep a record of your Username and Password; you'll need them to sign back into the system to apply for other jobs or check the status of your application.
  • Be careful to enter your Username and Password exactly as you entered them when you set up your account.
You will not be able to update this application if you are involved in an active recruitment.

Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized Yakima County employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

PLEASE NOTE: Only online applications are accepted and an e-mail account is required to apply. An online application must always be completed and electronically submitted for current positions posted. Unsolicited resumes will not be considered. If you do not currently have internet or e-mail access, an account may be established through various free or paid account service providers. Free computer access and assistance is available at local libraries or Worksource locations. Yakima County Human Resources has a computer available in its office to apply online. Please contact Human Resources at (509) 574-2210 to schedule an appointment.

You will be notified by email of your status as your application is processed, so please check email regularly.