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



Okanogan County is currently recruiting for the position of Emergency Manager. This is a full-time position with a starting salary of $4,722 per month plus benefits. 

The Emergency Manager is responsible for the planning, administration, organization, coordination and evaluation of natural and technological disaster response programs for Okanogan County.  Responsibilities include responding to emergency incidents; and serves as principle advisor to the County Commissioners, the Sheriff, and elected officials of each municipality in such matters.  The Emergency Manager will supervise one grant-funded Administrative Specialist position.  Click on the underlined document titles to for complete job description.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Communications, Public Administration or closely related field; and

Preferred Qualifications:

To Apply: Please submit Okanogan County Application for Employment, Supplement and resume to: Okanogan County Human Resources 123 5th Ave N #150, Okanogan, WA 98840. Position is open until filled - First Review February 26, 2015. Click on the underlined document titles to download.


Chemical Dependency Counselor/Professional

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):

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.

Law Enforcement Positions

Sheriff Deputy, Corrections Officer and 911 Dispatcher

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).


Spokane - 2/6/2015 - Dispatch

Yakima - 2/22/2015 - Deputy, Corrections & Dispatch

Wenatchee - 3/28/2015 - Deputy, Corrections & Dispatch

Pasco - 3/29/2015 - Deputy, Corrections & Dispatch


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

Part Time Juvenile Corrections Officer

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.

Required Qualifications

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 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