Working for the City of Puyallup
The City of Puyallup is a drug-free, tobacco-free work place.
Hours of Work
Trial Service Period
Temporary and Non-Benefit EmploymentTemporary positions entail work that is temporary in nature, such as a short-term project, a seasonal project, or to fill a specific vacancy, regardless of part-time or full-time status. Non-benefit positions are part-time, for 19 or fewer hours per week year-round. Temporary and non-benefit employees receive no leave benefits or group insurance benefits unless otherwise provided through collective bargaining agreements.
Regular-Status EmploymentThose positions that entail the ongoing work of the City are designated as regular-status by the City Council and may be full-time (40 hours per week) or part-time (minimum of 20 hours or more per week, up to 39 hours). Regular-status positions have a minimum threshold for eligibility of City group insurance benefits of 0.75 FTE, or 30 hours per week, unless otherwise provided for through collective bargaining agreements. Regular-status positions have a minimum threshold for pro-rated eligibility of leave benefits (sick leave, vacation, and holidays) of 0.50 FTE, or 20 hours per week.
Union AffiliationUnion security provisions may require union membership dues or payment of equivalent service fees for those employees covered by collective bargaining agreements.