City Employment

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for the City of Milton where we pride ourselves in Exceptional Public Service! The City of Milton provides a generous benefits package, competitive salary, and dedication to employee work/life balance. Come work for An Employer That Cares!

Nestled in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, the City of Milton enjoys captivating views of Mount Rainier and other natural wonders. We love our small town feel with all of the convenience of being minutes from the hustle and bustle of the big city.

Applying for Positions

To apply for any of the positions listed below, please submit your City of Milton Employment Application (required) with any additional application materials you would like to the Human Resources Office: 

Milton City Hall
1000 Laurel Street
Milton, WA 98354
Email Human Resources

Current Openings

Finance Technician II

The Finance Technician II performs a wide variety of technical and responsible administrative and accounting duties, as well as providing general support to the front office as needed. This position assists in the oversight and protection of the City's financial resources, maintaining and controlling accounting records and recording the City's financial transactions in a timely and accurate manner. The Finance Technician II may analyze accounts and prepare financial reports, audit financial records and assure the City is in compliance with Cash Basis Accounting Principles, BARS, State laws, mandates, regulations and departmental policies.

The pay scale for this position is $4709-$5721 per month. Please include your cover letter, resume, with your employment application.

Public Works Director

The City of Milton is actively recruiting for a service-oriented leader to be our Public Works Director. This position supports the City’s mission and values under the broad policy guidance of the Mayor to plan, direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate all Public Works activities including Engineering, Transportation, Fleet and Facilities maintenance, Street maintenance, and the Water, Power and Storm utilities. This position also provides oversight to the Planning and Building departments and supervises professional, technical, clerical and operations staff, directly and indirectly.

This is an exempt position; $98,523-$136,482 per year and excellent benefits. Please include cover letter, resume, and employment application. Open until filled.

City Engineer

The City Engineer is responsible for developing implementing, and maintaining processes and systems to facilitate the effective operation of Engineering functions. This position will provide leadership and resources to meet department goals and objectives as well as to ensure effective and efficient utilization of department personnel, funds, equipment and facilities. 

This is an exempt position; $72,501-$100,763 per year and excellent benefits. Please include your cover letter, resume with your employment application. Open until filled.

Fiscal Tech Pool

On-call position within our Finance and Administration departments. Non-exempt, no benefits, $20.96 per hour. Please include cover letter, resume, and employment application. Open until filled.

Journeyman Lineman Lead

This full-time, non-exempt journey lineman position is responsible for a variety of routine and complex administrative, skilled, technical work in the operating, maintaining and repairing overhead and underground electrical distribution systems. This position is a working foreman responsible for providing field supervision over the crew on the jobsite and overseeing use of equipment and materials. 

 $106,524 per year. Please include your cover letter, resume with your employment application. Open until filled.

Journeyman Electric Lineman

$83,472-$101,496 per year. Excellent benefits, retirement, and home every day! Open until filled.


Immediate Openings for Police Officer Positions

  • Lateral Police Officer - The City of Milton is currently building an eligibility list for Lateral Police Officers.

To apply for this position please follow these instructions:

  1. Download and complete the City of Milton Application
  2. Complete the Lateral Police Officer Supplemental Questionnaire
  3. Complete the Veterans Scoring Criteria Declaration, if applicable

Email all completed forms to Police Recruiting


Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Milton is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are accepted for open positions only.