Employment

The City of Sammamish, primarily a residential community, is located on the east side of Lake Sammamish.

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Current Jobs

City of Sammamish is currently recruiting for the following positions.

Posted 12/21/2017

This position assists with planning, organizing, implementing, coordinating, and supervising seasonal beach front programs and services at Pine Lake Park.  The work requires excellent communication and customer services skills due to considerable public contact. Position works under the general supervision of the Beach Front Manager and the Recreation Coordinator, as well as working independently with the public and other City staff members. Position exercises substantial independent judgment regarding management of the beach front and assists the Beach Manager with supervision over the lifeguard staff.  Required training classes may start as early as March, 2018.

Posted 12/21/2017

This position is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, coordinating, supervising and evaluating seasonal beach front programs and services at Pine Lake Park.  The work requires excellent communication and customer services skills due to considerable public contact. Position works under the general supervision of the Recreation Coordinator, as well as working independently with the public and other City staff members. Position exercises substantial independent judgment regarding management of the beach front and exercises supervision over the Assistant Beach Manager and the lifeguard staff.  Required training classes may start as early as March, 2018.

Posted 12/21/2017

Works in a team setting under the supervision of the Beach Front Manager and/or the Assistant Beach Front Manager to provide a safe swimming environment for the public.  The work requires excellent communication and customer services skills due to considerable public contact.  Required classes start as early as March 2018, and the season ends on Labor Day.  We are recruiting for Jr. Lifeguards, and regular Lifeguards.

Posted 9/28/2017

Sammamish Public Works Department is recruiting one (2) Maintenance Worker II position for the Public Works division. 

This is a journey level position that performs general and specialized road, sidewalk, sign and marking and drainage maintenance duties on assigned city public works infrastructure and other city facilities. Operates a range of medium and heavy equipment.  Provides support for special events.  May perform duties of similar complexity in other maintenance areas as required or assigned. Constructs small public works capital improvement projects.  Because of the small size of the city staff, each staff member is expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties at a high level as may be required from time to time.  

Posted 1/16/2018

The Recreation Intern works in a team setting under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor to provide varied support recreational services in the City of Sammamish from outdoor community events to sports camps. This position will primarily focus on assisting with the planning and implementation of community special events.  The work requires excellent communication and customer services skills due to considerable public contact.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as a site or event coordinator for various special events, activities, and programs.
  • Assist in specific recreation program areas such as camps, classes, or special events.
  • Assist with reports, statistics, budgets, and evaluation of camps, classes, and events.
  • Attends staff meetings and other meetings as instructed.
  • Provides quality customer service.
  • Oversees the use, care and inventory of City supplies.
  • Opens and secures the facilities as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of recreation necessary to offer a variety of activities to the public.
  • Effective customer service methods.
  • Maintaining detailed records and reports.
  • Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establishing effective working relationships with City employee and the general public.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other staff.
  • Handle multiple requests for assistance in an organized manner.
  • Write, speak and visually communicate with others.
  • Work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
  • Pass driving record check and a background check as required by the City.
Posted 1/16/2017

The City of Sammamish is recruiting for Seasonal Maintenance Workers to work up to four (4) months in Parks & Recreation throughout the summer beginning as early as May 1, or at a reasonably agreed upon start date no later than June 15, 2018.  All employees will be under the supervision of the Parks Maintenance Supervisor and wage will be dependent on experience.  Technical and field leadership is provided by the full-time lead Parks Maintenance Worker. 

Because of the small size of the city staff, each staff member is expected to perform a wide range of field duties as may be required from time to time.  This position is eligible to earn overtime for hours worked over forty (40) per workweek.

Below is the specific job description.

Posted 1/10/2018

GENERAL PURPOSE

Under the supervision of the Building Official, the Senior Building Inspector inspects both residential and non-residential structures during construction for structural and non-structural integrity compliance with the International Building, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Fire, Uniform Plumbing Code, State Energy as well as other State laws and City of Sammamish Ordinances and Policies.  This involves the ability to understand and inspect all aspects of the approved construction drawings including engineering and structural design, interpreting and applying codes and regulations, assisting with the review and evaluation of proposals for new materials, and preparing corrections notices when appropriate.

This position serves in a technical leadership capacity for the Building Division and is able to handle the most complicated inspection situations.   The position provides scheduling, oversight, and assistance to Building Inspectors.  

This position will be responsible for the development, maintenance and operation of an inspection-tracking program, and for providing weekly and monthly summaries to the Building Official.  The person filling this position is expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties as may be required from time to time.  This is a full-time professional position, requiring advanced knowledge of the wide range of building and life safety inspection responsibilities and duties. The position is non-exempt (FLSA) and serves at-will, at the pleasure and discretion of the City.

SUPERVISION:

The Senior Building Inspector works under the direct supervision of the Building Official in the Building Division of the Community Development Department.

 

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