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August 16, 2017

Is your life too busy to fit in ONE MORE MEETING? When you get home after work, is going out again the last thing you want to do? If attending a Council meeting to let your views be known is out of your comfort zone for whatever reason, you now have an option. You can leave a comment on any item on
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Request An Absentee Ballot!

August 16, 2017

Voters of the City of Ketchikan may request an absentee ballot for the regular election of October 3, 2017 by downloading the form of your preference from the City Clerk's Elections/Voting page and submitting it to the City Clerk's Office. Voters may vote by mail, in person or by electronic
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Current Job Postings

Job Title Employment Type Job Announcement Department Posting Date Closing Date
Treasury & Customer Service Supervisor Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Finance & Accounting 09/13/2017 09/28/2017
Volunteer Firefighter / EMT Temporary, Limited Part-Time Job Announcement Fire Department 01/01/2017 12/31/2017
Customer Sales Representative II Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement KPU Customer Service 04/06/2017 12/31/2017
Journeyman Meterman Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement KPU Electric 07/19/2017 12/31/2017
Maintenance Technician Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Public Works Street Maintenance 09/22/2017 10/09/2017
Police Officer Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Police Department 07/19/2017 12/31/2017
Telecommunications Plant Manager Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement KPU Telecommunications 03/08/2017 12/31/2017
Mechanic Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Public Works Solid Waste 09/11/2017 09/25/2017
Journeyman Electrician Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement KPU Electric 07/20/2017 12/31/2017
Journeyman Central Office Network Technician Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement KPU Telecommunications 09/22/2017 12/31/2017
Accountant - Fixed Assets and Grants Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Finance & Accounting 09/13/2017 09/28/2017

The City of Ketchikan appreciates your interest in employment with the City of Ketchikan and Ketchikan Public Utilities!

Receive Job Notifications Once you are setup, you will receive Job Posting notices in your areas of interest

On-line Application These will be automatically sent to the HR Administrative Assistant via e-mail

Printable Application Mail hard copy to: City of Ketchikan, Human Resources, 334 Front Street, Ketchikan, AK 99901

Ketchikan is Alaska’s First City – The Salmon Capital of the World, situated on the southern portion of the Southeast Alaska Panhandle in the Tongass National Forest. Having a population of approximately 14,000 residents, Ketchikan is located on Revillagigedo Island approximately 679 air miles north of Seattle, Washington, accessible only by air or boat. Our climate is mild; we have world-class fishing, hunting, boating and scenery; small enough to be friendly and big enough to have a WalMart. We have daily airline and ferry service; Ketchikan is a nice place to live.

You must submit a completed application by the final closing date in order to be considered for the position. Resumes are welcome and encouraged, but may not be substituted for a City application form. Applications which are incomplete, untimely, or filed for positions which are not open for recruitment will be rejected.

Read the job description of the position you are interested in carefully before applying. Pay particular attention to the minimum requirements for the position as you must be able to demonstrate that you meet these in order to be considered. These qualifications may take the form of education or training, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, licenses, driving history and certificates.

In order to maximize your chances of being interviewed and selected for a position, it is critical that you take sufficient time and care when preparing your employment application to present clear and detailed information concerning your employment history, education and other relevant information. PLEASE NOTE: Carefully read and follow ALL instructions, or application may be rejected.