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.


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.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan

Given the City of Puyallup receives state or federal funding in the form of grants, Human Resources conducted a Utilization Analysis of our workforce as an annual requirement by the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.  A copy of this EEOP Short Form report is available in Human Resources, the City website and on the intranet.  For a listing of our grants please view our signed EEOP DOJ Grants (PDF) document.  Please contact Human Resources at 253-841-5541 if you have any questions. 


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.

Title VI

The City of Puyallup assures that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. If you feel you have been subjected to discrimination, please contact the city's Title VI Coordinator, Katie Ortega at 253-841-5460, by email or by mail at City of Puyallup, Human Resources Department, 333 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371.