Human Resources

Applying at City of Ephrata 

(Current Openings Listed Below)

The City of Ephrata requires a completed job application for all positions.  Resumes and cover letters are welcome but will not in any instance replace or be substituted for an application.
City of Ephrata Job Application

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Submit by mail or in person:
City of Ephrata
Attn: Leslie Trachsler
121 Alder St SW
Ephrata WA 98823

Submit by fax:
(509) 754-0912

For more information about the positions listed below, please call the City Hall Office at (509) 754-4601. All Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person. Contact the City of Ephrata before mailing or faxing this application to ensure your application package is complete. If mailed, your application must be postmarked by closing date.

Benefits of City Employment Include:

  • Zero Cost Medical Plan (medical, dental, vision for employee & all eligible dependents)
  • Monthly Employer contribution to HRA Veba 
  • 30 Vacation & Sick days annually (increases after completion of 5 years)
  • 8 Paid Holidays annually
  • 5 Floating Holidays annually 
  • DRS Participation
The City of Ephrata values trustworthy employees with a positive attitude who are willing to offer great service, are committed to customer satisfaction, and actively support and uphold the City's mission and values. Professionalism, tact, and strong interpersonal skills are important for effective and efficient team members. Day-to-day responsibilities are unique to each role but· contribute to a common direction and a collaborative work environment. Regular attendance is essential for continuity, productivity, and success. Practicing good judgment which demonstrates integrity is essential. Employees are to be responsible and accountable for their work and treat others in a respective and supportive manner. The City of Ephrata encourages employees to develop themselves professionally and personally.


Teamster LOCAL 760 (Police Officers) 2019-2023                                           AFL-CIO LOCAL 846-E (Public Works) 2020-2024

Job Description Post Date Closing Date

Police Officer- Entry/Lateral

Salary Range: $5,913-$6,804 monthly depending on experience
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Feb 1, 2023 Until Filled

Volunteer Firefighter

Salary Range: Volunteer
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Jun 10, 2021 Until Filled

Police Department Captain

SALARY: $100,000 to $110,000 annually DOQ/DOE.
Position is the second level of command within the police department and is responsible for the supervision and administration of police department operations. Please submit a city application, cover letter and resume.  First Review July 26, 2024 Read More
Jun 24, 2024 Dec 31, 2024