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Job Title Employment Type Job Announcement Status Posting Date Closing Date
Port Security Guard Port & Harbors Department Job Announcement Active 12/08/2016 06/30/2017
Journeyman Powerplant Mechanic KPU Electric Division Job Announcement Active 03/07/2017 03/23/2017
Public Safety Dispatcher Ketchikan Police Department Job Announcement Active 02/16/2017 12/31/2017
Volunteer Firefighter / EMT Ketchikan Fire Department Job Announcement Active 01/01/2017 12/31/2017
Network Security Administrator Information Technology Job Announcement Active 01/13/2017 12/31/2017
Event Staff Ted Ferry Civic Center Job Announcement Active 01/23/2017 12/31/2017
Journeyman Meterman KPU Electric Division Job Announcement Active 02/14/2017 12/31/2017
Police Chief Ketchikan Police Department Job Announcement Active 01/23/2017 12/31/2017
Police Officer Ketchikan Police Department Job Announcement Active 06/17/2016 12/31/2017
Telecommunications Plant Manager KPU Telecommunications Job Announcement Active 03/08/2017 12/31/2017
Wastewater System Operator Public Works - Wastewater Division Job Announcement Active 03/15/2017 03/30/2017
Senior Engineering Technician Public Works - Engineering Division Job Announcement Active 03/15/2017 03/30/2017

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

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.