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Job Title Employment Type Job Announcement Department Posting Date Closing Date
Curator of Exhibits Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Museum 06/28/2019 08/05/2019
Port Security Guard Temporary; Full-Time Job Announcement Port & Harbors 05/13/2019 10/05/2019
Electric Division Manager Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement KPU Electric 05/13/2019 12/31/2019
Journeyman Lineman Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement KPU Electric 04/10/2019 12/31/2019
Journeyman Powerplant Mechanic-Bailey Regular Full-Time Job Announcement KPU Electric 05/10/2019 12/31/2019
Mechanic Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Public Works Garage 04/05/2019 12/31/2019
Police Officer Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Police Department 07/19/2017 12/31/2019
Project Engineer Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Public Works Engineering 01/16/2019 12/31/2019
Project Manager Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement Public Works Engineering 05/15/2019 12/31/2019
Telecommunications Engineer Regular, Full-Time Job Announcement KPU Telecommunications 04/25/2019 12/31/2019

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

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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.