Headquarters Seattle, WA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1869
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible.

You might be surprised by the variety and range of opportunities that are available at the City of Seattle. We have more than 1,200 job titles in 24 different departments, from the Office of Immigrant and Refugees Affairs or the...

City of Seattle – Why Work For Us?

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Seattle is known for innovation, progress and creative solutions.  The City of Seattle provides a remarkable range of opportunities for people seeking a way to make their work mean more; engaging with and representing the interests of all the members of our community, impacting the lives of residents and visitors, and leading environmental stewardship and social justice work.  Where else can you contribute in as many ways to your community?

Working at City of Seattle

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Employees are “Satisfied”   83 ratings


88% Approve of the CEO   9 ratings

City of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray

Ed Murray


Great place to work, if you can be permanant (parks and rec)

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Pros: The people I worked under in Parks were extremely flexible and willing to work with me whenever a challenge arose in my personal life. No pressure to do anything I was uncomforable with. Full Review

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Senior Public Relations Specialist - Hourly

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Accepted Offer – Reviewed Jul 7, 2014

Interview Details – Interview process takes a long time to process. Applications are submitted online, unlike other companies all applications are printed out and reviewed by hiring supervisor and Human Resource Coordinator. Having and internal contact will greatly increase chances of an interview. Next is the in…Full Interview

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Questions are provided prior to the interview, 15 minutes before you meet with them. Most of job specific, however not difficult. Answer Question

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City of Seattle Awards & Accolades

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Employer of the Year, State of Washington, 2013

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