Welcome to the City of Ephrata Washington
City of Ephrata, 121 Alder Street SW, Ephrata Washington  98823  Phone (509) 754-4601  Fax (509) 754-0912

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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.  To download the City of Ephrata Job Application as a .pdf file Click Here, for a Splash Zone Application Click Here. Choose the button to "Get Adobe Reader," if you do not have it installed on your computer.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free program you can download and install.

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.  Resumes / Applications can be submitted to City of Ephrata, 121 Alder St. SW Ephrata, WA 98823. Contact the City of Ephrata at (509) 754-4601 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: 

  • Paid Sick Leave 
  • Paid Holiday 
  • Retirement Benefits 
  • Promotional Opportunities 
  • Paid Vacations
  • Group Insurance 

PLEASE NOTE: Federal and State law prohibit hiring anyone under the age of 14.

Job Title: Street & Utility Maintenance 1
Salary Range: $47,388/yr
Open Period Ends: November 14, 2014


Job Announcement


The Utility-I Street & Utility Maintenance Worker is part of a team responsible for fully maintaining Ephrata’s street and sewer system. This includes a wide variety of physical duties in variable weather. The position requires skills in the maintenance and repair of streets, water and sewer systems, the safe and proficient operation of equipment to include backhoe, grader, dump truck, street sweeper, sewer jet, flusher, paint striper and other heavy and specialized equipment. Applicant must have ability to work within a team, independently, and effectively manage complex workloads. Ability to promote positive interactions with city staff and the community is critical to this position.


¥ Washington State High School Graduate, G.E.D., or equivalent

¥ Class-A Washington State Commercial Driver License

¥ Flagging, First Aid, and Confined Space certifications highly preferred.

¥ Expertise with a variety of heavy equipment highly preferred.

¥ Ability to pass background check; pre-employment and on-going drug screening.

Salary: $47,388/year plus benefits

For further information contact Finance Director, Leslie Trachsler at (509)754-4601 ext 120 or at ltrachsler@ephrata.org. Resume, cover letter and a City of Ephrata application should be submitted to City of Ephrata, Finance Department, 121 Alder Street SW, Ephrata, WA 98823. Applications can be downloaded at www.ephrata.org. For a detailed job description visit www.ephrata.org. The City of Ephrata is an equal opportunity employer.

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Applications must be received at City Hall by 4:30 p.m. 14 November 2014.

Job Title: Volunteer Firefighter
Salary Range: Volunteer
Location: City of Ephrata, Fire Dep.

How to Apply: Contact City of Ephrata, Fire Dep. at 509-754-4666

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