Current Vacancies

NOTE: If a vacancy is listed here, you can assume the position has not been filled.

Engineering Manager

The Engineering Division of the Public Works Department is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Manager.

This position is responsible for managing the development engineering, stormwater utility and water resources sections of the division. Regular duties include but are not limited to:
  • Managing and supervising employees; 
  • Making professional engineering recommendations and decisions; 
  • Reviewing and approving construction and/or development plans; 
  • Managing projects; 
  • Conducting or overseeing engineering studies and designs; and
  • Developing departmental or divisional work plans and schedules. 
The ideal candidate will have strong management skills, exceptional communication skills and the ability to review and interpret plans, specifications and municipal code and engineering standards. Specific experience working in the areas of stormwater management, water and sewer utilities, traffic and street improvements, non-motorized improvements, and/or construction is highly desirable.

  • Job description
  • Salary range: $7950-$9970 per month; step increases are granted annually with satisfactory performance
  • Hiring range: $7950-$8903 per month 
  • Summary of benefits for unrepresented employees
  • Open until filled. Cutoff for first review of applications 4 pm, Wed, Jan. 4, 2017.


 Applicants must submit a City of Bainbridge Island application form. Applicants may submit a resume and letter of interest. Application materials may be submitted via email, fax, U.S. mail or hand-delivery (electronic signatures accepted).

Police Officers

The City of Bainbridge Island accepts both entry level and lateral police officer applications on a continuous basis. Please visit the Civil Service Hiring Process page prior to submitting an application, as the process differs depending on your status as an entry level or lateral officer.  

The City's Police Officer training program is approved for on-the-job training benefits for veterans and other eligible people. For more information about GI Bill benefits while in training, visit the VA website.

Filing of Applications

Applications for employment with the City of Bainbridge Island are accepted only when a vacancy arises and only during the open recruitment period advertised. Resumes or letters of interest which are not accompanied by the city application will not be considered.
The city's application form may be submitted by email, U.S. mail, fax, or in person (electronic signatures accepted for emailed applications). A resume and letter of interest is optional. Answers to supplemental questions may be required as specified in the job advertisement.
To be considered, your completed and signed city application must be received by 4 pm on the closing date specified in the job advertisement, unless otherwise indicated. You are welcome to submit an applications after the date indicated as the cutoff for first review, but please note there is no guarantee it will be reviewed.  An electronic (typed) signature is acceptable.
Please read and follow the instructions on the application form. The quality and completeness of your application will determine whether or not you are considered for employment.


Applicants may be tested to measure their ability to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying. Tests that measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, physical abilities, and/or medical conditions may be required. A drug screen is required for all safety-sensitive positions. Scores from these tests determine whether a candidate continues in the selection process.


Applicants selected for interviews will be notified by email or telephone. All applicants who are interviewed will be notified of the results of the interview by email or regular mail if not selected for an additional interview or hire. Applicants who are not selected for interviews will be notified by email or regular mail.

Special Accommodations

Please provide the city with a 72-hour advance notice if you need special accommodation during the hiring process. It is the city's intent to reasonably accommodate all applicants.


Applicants are responsible for notifying Human Resources of any change in address, telephone number, or email address.

Vacancy Notifications

To learn of future opportunities, sign up to receive vacancy announcements via email. 

Equal Opportunity

The City of Bainbridge Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran's status, or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.

The City of Bainbridge Island supports Guard and Reserve member employees.

Contact Us

  1. Human Resources

    280 Madison Ave. N
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

    Ph: 206-780-3705
    Fx: 206-780-8600
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