Human Resources

The Human Resources Department works to provide administrative support and strategic advice to City employees, managers, the Mayor, and the City Council in the areas of labor relations, employee relations, benefits, staffing, payroll, wellness, and safety. The department is also charged with ensuring that the City complies with all federal and state employment laws as well as the policies outlined in the Stanwood Municipal Code, union collective bargaining agreements, and the City’s Personnel Policy (PDF).


The City of Stanwood does not accept unsolicited resumes or application packets for positions that are not currently listed or advertised. An application, completed in its entirety, must be submitted in order for you to be considered for an open position. 

Current Openings

Engineering Technician 
(Hiring Two (2) Positions)

$62,880 to $76,512/year, plus generous benefits
Position Profile
Detailed Job Description
Apply Online
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First Review:  Monday, December 28, 2020, Open until filled


City employees receive:

  • Competitive wages
  • Enrollment in the Washington Public Employee Retirement System
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage as part of the Association of Washington Cities Benefit Trust or the Teamsters Welfare Trust
  • An optional 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan