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The City of Tukwila is a dynamic suburb just south of Seattle, Washington. A unique city, Tukwila is one of the most diverse communities in the country, with more than 80 languages spoken in its schools. Also located in Tukwila is the largest retail mall in the Pacific Northwest. While just over 20,000 people reside in Tukwila, more than 47,000 work in the City every day and more than 150,000 go in and out of the city daily. The City has 347 FTEs, 90 temporary extra labor and nine labor unions. Tukwila is a full-service city, with its own Police and Fire departments, as well as a robust Public Works department.

Our Mission: To provide superior services that support a safe, inviting, healthy environment for our residents, businesses and guests. All potential team members are evaluated on the following values:
Caring – We support the diverse community we serve with compassion, empathy and kindness.
Professional – We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards and act with integrity and transparency. We are respectful and courteous with all.
Responsive – We are timely and effective in the delivery of great customer service. We continually strive to find innovative ways to improve.

The City of Tukwila is an equal opportunity employer and strives to employ a diverse workforce reflective of the community it serves. Qualified applicants with multicultural experience and/or backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Veteran's Preference: City of Tukwila follows the guidance given by the State of Washington regarding applying Veteran's Preference under provisions of RCW 73.16.010 and WAC 357.16.110 (2). Please attach a copy of your DD214 or NGB Form 22 to your online application if you are eligible to claim Veterans Preference. Character of service should reflect as being Honorable. General discharge under Honorable Condition does not qualify.

This selection process may include but is not limited to: evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, testing, and interviewing. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to humanresources@tukwilawa.gov.

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