General Information

Thank You for Your Interest

Thank you for your interest in working for the City of Puyallup. One of the goals of the City's Human Resources Department is to recruit, select, and retain the most qualified employees.

Nothing contained in our job announcements or on the City of Puyallup's Website constitutes an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained therein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Puyallup is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate in any employer/employee relations based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran's status or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Veteran's Scoring Criteria

In accordance with RCW 41.04.010, certain veterans are eligible for Veteran's Scoring Criteria for some positions at the City of Puyallup.  If the selection process does not include a competitive examination process, Veteran's Scoring Criteria is not recorded.  Applicants requesting Veteran's Scoring Criteria must attach a DD-214 to their application packet as proof of eligibility.  For the definition of a veteran for purposes of Veteran's Scoring Criteria eligibility, please refer to  RCW 41.04.007.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability will be considered only in the context of an applicant's ability to perform essential functions of the job and to determine reasonable accommodation. Accommodation to participate in the job application and/or selection process for employment will be made upon request with reasonable notice. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information. The physical demands described in each job announcement are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Applicants who are offered employment with the City are required to provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States within three days of date of hire, as required by the 1986 Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act.  A list of acceptable documents verifying identity and authorization to work will be provided to those who are offered employment.