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Apply for City Employment


Applying for a Job with the City of Airway Heights  

Applications are accepted for advertised openings only.  Jobs are normally advertised in one or more of the following manners: the Cheney Free Press, The Spokesman Review, or the City of Airway Heights Cable Channel 5.

Application Process  Applications may be picked up at and returned to the Airway Heights City Hall, 1208 S. Lundstrom Street, Airway Heights, WA  99001.  Applicants who submit resumes also must submit the applicable City of Airway Heights employment application form and any additional materials as stated on the specific job announcement. Please check to make sure that the position has not closed and identify the title of the position for which you wish to apply.  Allow sufficient time for mailing as applications must be postmarked as received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

Qualifications  Before you submit your application, be sure that you meet the minimum qualifications and any specific position requirements stated in the job announcement, and that you list all experience that shows you to be qualified.  Stated minimums refer to full-time work; part-time work will be converted to full-time equivalents. Complete all sections and questions on all required supplemental forms.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Type or write your application materials legibly.  We accept photocopied applications when signatures and dates are original.  Remember to sign your application and supplemental materials.  Keep a copy of your application materials, as originals will not be returned.

Equal Opportunity Employer  The City of Airway Heights is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, ensures that all persons shall have equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, familial or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. The City promotes a drug-free work environment.

Identification  All persons hired must provide proof of identity, proof of citizenship, permanent resident status, or employment authorization.  Documents which satisfy the above requirements include a valid driver’s license and one other document such as a social security card, passport, alien registration card, birth certificate, certification of US citizenship or naturalization.

Current Job Openings:



Permit Facilitator

The City is recruiting for a Permit Facilitator. Essential duties are to provide administrative assistance to City Building Inspectors, include answering telephones, providing assistance and information to customers regarding permits; performing mathematical calculations; performing preliminary review of site plans and permit applications for completeness and general conformance to City regulations; processing and routing permit documentation to the appropriate offices; scheduling inspections; preparing and submitting reports; and other duties as directed by the Senior Building Inspector. Peripheral duties include preparing and filing correspondence, permits, reports, letters, memoranda, forms, and other information; assists in the tracking of code enforcement actions, including notifications and timelines; and accepting and receipting of payments. Requires a high school diploma, or GED, and 2-years of construction office experience, or an Associates Degree or 2-years technical training in construction management or a related field. ICC Permit Technician Certification is required within 6-months of hire.  Salary range is $3,614 – $4,316. Position is open until filled, 1st Review: April 3, 2017.

For the full position description, click here.         

Position for Deputy Chief - Training

The City of Airway Heights Fire Department is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Deputy Fire Chief - Training.  The District serves a total population of approximately 8,000 year round residents and operates from one station staffed by 3 full time personnel and 45 volunteers.  The salary for the Deputy Chief – Training position will start at $60,732, plus an excellent benefit package. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on March 17, 2017. Complete standard City Application; include resume, supplemental questionnaire and applicable certificates.

For more information, click here. To obtain an application packet or for further information contact Airway Heights Fire Department, (509) 244-3322 or at 1208 S. Lundstrom, Airway Heights, WA 99001.



Parks and Recreation Overhire

The City of Airway Heights Parks & Recreation Department is accepting applications for part time Parks and Recreation Overhire positions. Must have a valid WA State driver's license with one year of driving experience and a basic knowledge of mechanics and maintenance of parks and grounds equipment is desirable. Daily duties may include grounds keeping, purchasing of supplies and materials, and working with work crews. 20-40 Hours/Week.  Hours will vary including days, evenings & weekends. Starting hourly wage is $11.00 and goes up to $15.00 DOE.

For more info, click here.



A printable Airway Heights Application for employment form can be downloaded here (must be used for all job openings).

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