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Okanogan County Grainger Administration Building * 123 Fifth Avenue North, Room 106, Okanogan, Washington 98840





The Okanogan County Clerk's Office is accepting applications for the position of File Clerk.  Beginning salary is $2,191 per month.  This is a union position with excellent benefits. 


Under the general supervision of the Superior Court Clerk, provides and performs records research and production.  Maintains Superior Court files, records, documents, submissions and reports.  Duties follow well establish procedures and guidelines.  A full position description can be downloaded by clicking on the underlined position title.


Minimum Qualifications

    Requires knowledge of the field of assignment sufficient to perform thoroughly and accurately the full scope of responsibilities as illustrated by examples in the job description. 

        High School diploma or the equivalent.

        One year clerical or general office experience.

      Prefers knowledge of courts and justice system including legal terminology and documents. 

 To Apply:  Submit an Okanogan County Application for Employment, Resume and Letter of Interest to :  WorkSource-Okanogan County, 126 South Main St, Omak, WA  98841.  Applications may be picked up at the WorkSource-Okanogan County or downloaded from this web page.  Applications will be accepted through April 25, 2014.





The Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services is now accepting applications for Chemical Dependency Counselor/Professional.  Starting salary is $3,123 per month plus benefits. 


This is a professional level position providing counseling services for the Superior Court and the Department of Juvenile and Family Services. The qualified counselor provides information, counseling, educational therapy, assessments, referrals, and discharge services. The employee will be assigned to work within the following areas:  Inpatient, Outpatient/Aftercare or Assessments/CDART program/ Special Programs.

  (Click on the underlined job title for a complete job description.)


Minimum Qualifications (see job description for complete list): 

  • Background and education to perform the necessary counseling requirements of a chemical dependency  professional per WAC 246-811.

  • Minimum two yearsí experience in the juvenile justice system, children and family services, counseling or closely related field

  •  21 years of age or older with legal right to live and work in the U.S.

  • Valid Washington State driverís license

  • Ability to successfully complete First Aid/CPR course

  • Ability successfully complete the conditional employment requirements and pre-employment background checks and testing.

  • Ability and willingness to work with families and at risk youth

  • Ability to work a non-standard schedule

  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute to a team

  • Ability to work with adolescents

  • Very good interpersonal/communication skills

 To Apply:  Please refer to the Application Packet for detailed instructions and submit all required documents including the Okanogan County Application for Employment, Addendum to Employment, resume, and letter of interest.  A Statement of Fitness is not required for this job position.  Submit all paperwork to the Okanogan County Juvenile Department, P.O. Box 432, Okanogan, WA 98840 Attn: Adele Newman.  Position is open until filled; interviews may start as soon as applications are received.  Click on the underlined document titles to download.







If you are interested in applying for a Deputy Sheriff, Corrections Officer or Communications Officer/Dispatcher, please visit the Public Safety Testing website at to complete your application online and select the testing date and/or location most convenient for you.   If you have any questions, please contact Public Safety Testing at 1-866-447-3911 (toll free).


For more information and complete job descriptions, please visit the Civil Service webpage.


The Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services is accepting applications for the position of part-time Juvenile Corrections Officer This part-time position pays $14.50 per hour.



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid Washington State Driverís License        

  • Basic computer skills

  • The ability to work irregular hours and shifts and to be available to call-in on short notice

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • The ability to maintain a professional and positive work attitude with co-workers, supervisors, juvenile inmates, other agencies and the general public

  • Bilingual English/Spanish capabilities, while not required are highly desirable

  • Must have high moral character, a commitment to our agency mission and the ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Must be law abiding, drug free and not involved in alcohol abuse

Any offer of employment will be subject to the applicant successfully completing a physical ability test (PAT) and all pre-employment background checks.  After being hired, the successful candidate will be on a probationary trial service period during which required training and certifications, as outlined in the position description, must be successfully completed as a condition of continued employment.

To Apply:  Please refer to the Application Instructions and submit all documents required including an Okanogan County Application for Employment, JCOA Statement of Fitness and an Addendum to Employment, to the Okanogan County Juvenile Department, P.O. Box 432, Okanogan, WA  98840  Attn:  Mike Beaver.  Recruitment for this position is a continuous process.    Click on underlined position title for full job description. 

Documents may be downloaded by clicking on the underlined document title. 




Okanogan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer