Human Resources

Is our City right for you?

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.  Download the City of Ephrata Job Application or the Splash Zone Application. 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.

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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:

  • 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


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

Job Description Post Date Closing Date

City Administrator

$130,000 - $161,000 Annually DOQ
First Review is July 5, 2022.  
Submit an application, resume, and attached questionnaire to City Clerk Leslie Trachsler at or mail to 121 Alder Street SW, Ephrata, WA, 98823.
City Administrator Job Advertisement
Supplemental Questions Read More
May 31, 2022 Until Filled

Splash Zone - Maintenance

$16.75/hr (18yrs+) (0-40 Hours/Week; Seasonal/Temporary at-Will) Read More
May 4, 2022 Until Filled

Parks & Recreation - BOLD Program Staff

Hourly Pay Range: $14.50 - $17.50 DOE
Employment Application Read More
Dec 20, 2021 Until Filled

Police Officer- Entry/Lateral

Salary Range: $5740-$6606 monthly
Officer Advertisement Flyer Read More
Feb 10, 2022 Until Filled

Volunteer Firefighter

Salary Range: Volunteer
Become A Volunteer Read More
Jun 10, 2021 Until Filled