Job Opportunities

Welcome to the City of Moses Lake’s Job Opportunities page!  We would like to thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Moses Lake.  Any open positions we may currently be recruiting for are listed below.  If you do not see a position which interests you, or if we do not have any open positions at this time, we encourage you to check back with us periodically.  

If we do have an open position below that you are interested in, you can click on the position title to view the full job description and salary information.  If you feel that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position, please submit a completed and signed application for employment, a cover letter, and your resume.  Please note that submissions that do not include all three of these required documents will not be considered. Due to the large number of applications we receive, we will only contact people who are chosen by our hiring team to interview for a position.  We respectfully request that you do not call us to inquire about the status of your application.  If you apply for a position and do not hear back from us, we encourage you to continue to monitor our website for any future open positions you feel you may be qualified to apply for.   

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Human Resources Department at or (509) 764-3704. Thank you again for your interest in joining our team!     

Permanent / full-time positions

Finance Director - Open until filled.  To view this job posting and apply for the position, please click on the below link.

Public Works Director/Superintendent - Closes at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 31, 2022. 

Plans Examiner - Open until filled.

GIS Maintenance Technician I - Closes at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 31, 2022.

Building Inspector I or II - Open until filled.

Community Development Director - Open until filled, with first review of applications on February 28, 2022.  


Project Implementation Contractor - Open until filled.  


No openings at this time. 


The recruitment for the Lateral Firefighter/EMT and Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic positions are continiously open.  Please click on the below link to view the position announcements and application instructions.  

Lateral Firefighter/EMT and Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic

entry-level police, firefighter emt, and firefighter Paramedics

The City of Moses Lake has contracted with Public Safety Testing to conduct the initial written and physical agility testing process for Entry-Level Police, Firefighter EMT and Firefighter Paramedics. Please contact Public Safety Testing directly at 866-911-HIRE or Public Safety Testing website to complete an application online and to select the testing date, time and location convenient for you. After applicants pass the test(s), their scores will be sent to our Human Resources Department for further processing. 

seasonal / temporary positions

See the Parks & Recreation Department’s Jobs page for open positions with their department.   

Volunteer Opportunities

Check out these opportunities to volunteer for the City.