Employment opportunities are also published in two local newspapers: The Journal
and The Islands' Sounder.
Thank you for your interest in employment with San Juan County. San Juan County
has over 200 employees including twelve elected officials and nine appointed department
heads. Vacancies occur throughout the year.
How to Apply (for positions other than Sheriff's Deputy or Dispatcher)
Applications for employment are accepted for advertised vacancies only and must
be received by the closing date.
Interested applicants must complete a San Juan County job application form.
Click here to download the form in Adobe Reader (.pdf) format or
to download the application as a Microsoft Word word processing document.
If you need some additional space for former employers, you may also download a
Supplemental Job Application Form as a pdf file
Supplemental Job Application Form as a Word (tm) file.
If you are unable to download the application
form you may request an application
packet be mailed to you.
Mail your completed Application to:
350 Court Street, #5
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
If you wish to visit us in person we are located across from the SJC Sheriff's Department
at 55 Second Street, Suite 206, Friday Harbor, WA.
Sheriff's Deputy or Dispatcher Employment
Civil Service rules govern the hiring of candidates for both Deputy and Dispatcher
Testing services for Dispatcher and entry-level Deputy positions are provided through
Public Safety Testing, Inc. Interested persons are encouraged to contact Public
Safety Testing, Inc. directly at www.publicsafetytesting.com or 1-866-HIRE911.
Lateral Deputy applications are accepted at any time, directly by the Civil Service
Commission, and rankings are adjusted with each new application.
Civil Service Application
with Veteran's Preference and
Supplemental Application for Lateral Deputy Applicants.
For Civil Service employment information in the Sheriff's Office, call (360)378-4657
or e-mail email@example.com.