State Job Opportunities

Welcome to the Washington Military Department's State Careers opportunity page. The following is a listing of the Military Department's current state job opportunities. To learn more about state employment with the Military Department visit the State Human Resources Office Page.

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Washington Youth Academy Job Opportunities In Bremerton

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Picture of Physical Fitness ActivityFitness Test Explanation (It is important that candidates read this thoroughly prior to taking the physical fitness assessment).

The Department conducts Physical Abilities Tests (PAT) on a monthly basis. The following chart shows the testing dates over the next 8 months and when the candidates need to apply by to be considered for each testing date.  Candidates who are selected for testing will receive a formal invitation via e-mail. 

Disaster Reservist Job Opportunities

The Military Department's Emergency Management Division (EMD) does not have a sufficient numbers of trained disaster specialists to manage and recover from a major or catastrophic disaster. The EMD initiated the Human Services and Public Assistance Disaster Reservist programs to quickly provide additional human resources to support the states' actions in a disaster or on an "as needed basis."

Human Services Reservist Program

Public Assistance Disaster Reservists are often retired local, state or federal civil service employees and are classified as civil service exempt employees. Learn more by downloading the document Public Assistance Disaster Reservist Program (Adobe PDF).

Recruiting Individuals with experience in:

  • Engineering (civil, structural, electrical, hydraulic, etc)
  • Estimating public facility construction, repair, or replacement, such as roads, bridges, sewer systems, water systems, utility systems, etc.
  • Auditing or budgeting for private firms or local, state, and/or federal government

Reservist Recruitment Presentation (MS Power Point) from the November 16, 2006 recruiting event at WorkSource in Olympia, Washington.

The Washington Military Department is an equal opportunity employer.  Women, racial, and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply.  Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing a job announcement in another format may call the Recruitment and Retention Section, Office of State Human Resources, at (253) 512-7522 or Telecommunications Devise for the Deaf (253) 512-7298.