333 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371 - 253-841-4321

City of Puyallup

Human Resources Department
333 S. Meridian
Puyallup, WA 98371

General questions: 253-841-5541

Human Resources Contacts:

Kathy McClay – HR Coordinator– 253-841-5541
Kmcclay@ci.puyallup.wa.us

Katie Ortega -HR Generalist - 253-841-5460
KOrtega@ci.puyallup.wa.us

Ellen Mak – Manager – 253-841-5470
EMak@ci.puyallup.wa.us

Debi Christensen – Director – 253-841-5551
Dchristensen@ci.puyallup.wa.us

The City of Puyallup now uses NEOGOV an online application process. Paper applications are no longer issued or accepted. For current City job postings and applicant information, please check our Current Employment Opportunities page.

The Human Resources Department strives to provide quality employment services for City departments in order to effectively recruit, select, retain, develop, and manage a highly skilled, productive, and diverse workforce. These services include the following:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Civil service testing and appeal processing
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Compliance with employment law
  • Job classification and compensation
  • Benefits administration
  • Training and organizational development
  • Wellness and employee assistance programs
  • Personnel policy development and administration
  • Personnel records management


The City of Puyallup is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Title VI

Title VI is a federal law which is part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that protects individuals from discrimination on the basis of their race, color, or national origin in programs that receive federal financial assistance.

Title VI (Sec. 601) of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides:

“No person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” (42 U.S.C. Sec 2000d)

The City of Puyallup Title VI contact info is:

Debi Christensen, Human Resources Director

DChristensen@ci.puyallup.wa.us

253-841-5551