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Shawn Doering
Human Resources Manager

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Welcome to College Place, the home of Walla Walla University and a community of over 9,000 residents located in the heart of the Walla Walla Valley. It is the perfect place to experience all four seasons with its warm sunny summers, crisp yet moderate winters and spectacular springs and falls that fill the area with color.   The area boasts four 18-hole golf courses, over 100 world class wineries, recreational trails, the Blue Mountains and local rivers, offering residents of all ages a variety of recreational opportunities. 

The City of College Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a highly qualified and diversified work force. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

City Staff
The City employs approximately 45 employees in five departments:  Police, Fire, Building & Planning, Public Works, and Administration.

Human Resources
The Human Resources Department is responsible for recruitment, retention, labor relations, payroll, and benefits administration.

Competitive Benefits
The City offers competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, deferred compensation plans, retirement plan (PERS, LEOFF), sick leave, and vacation.


Frequently Asked Questions:

1.  Are there any volunteer opportunities?
Our Fire Department is comprised of mainly volunteers.  Please contact Chief Winter at (509) 394-8605 if you are interested.  For other volunteer opportunities, please contact City Hall at (509) 529-1200.

2.  Can I drop off a resume even if there are no current job openings?
Resumes and applications are only accepted when there is a position available.

3.  Do you have any job openings?
All openings will be listed on