Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of University Place. The City aims to recruit, employ and retain the most qualified employees.

General Employment Information

Applications are only accepted when the City is actively recruiting for a position. Employment openings are generally advertised in the newspaper and City Website. The job announcement will detail what documents are required to be submitted when applying for a position. All application materials must be received by 4 p.m. on the closing date.

The Human Resources Department is located at City Hall, 3609 Market Place West, Suite 200, University Place, WA, 98466-4488.

Please send employment questions to Human Resources or call 253.566.5656.

General Application for Employment

This application is an interactive form that may be filled in by tabbing through the fields. If you would like to submit your application materials by email, save the form as a new file and email it to Human Resources.

Current City Employment Opportunities
The packets are in Adobe Acrobat format. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer, you can download it here.

Sr. Engineering Technician 

Senior Planner

Fire Department Employment Opportunities
Fire services are provided by West Pierce Fire & Rescue. Please contact their office at 253.564.1623 for information regarding employment with their department. 
Police Department Employment Opportunities
The City contracts with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. Please contact their office at 253.798.7480 for information regarding employment with their department.