December 21, 2014
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City Employment

Applying for a Job with the City of Airway Heights

 Applications are accepted for advertised openings only.  Jobs are normally advertised in one or more of the following manners: the Cheney Free Press, The Spokesman Review, or the City of Airway Heights Cable Channel 5.

Application Process  Applications may be picked up at and returned to the
Airway   Heights City Hall , 1208 S. Lundstrom Street, Airway Heights, WA  99001.  Applicants who submit resumes also must submit the applicable City of Airway Heights employment application form and any additional materials as stated on the specific job announcement. Please check to make sure that the position has not closed and identify the title of the position for which you wish to apply.  Allow sufficient time for mailing as applications must be postmarked as received by 5:00 p.m.
on the closing date.

Qualifications  Before you submit your application, be sure that you meet the minimum qualifications and any specific position requirements stated in the job announcement, and that you list all experience that shows you to be qualified.  Stated minimums refer to full-time work; part-time work will be converted to full-time equivalents. Complete all sections and questions on all required supplemental forms.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Type or write your application materials legibly.  We accept photocopied applications when signatures and dates are original.  Remember to sign your application and supplemental materials.  Keep a copy of your application materials, as originals will not be returned.

Equal Opportunity Employer  The City of Airway Heights is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, ensures that all persons shall have equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, familial or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. The City promotes a drug-free work environment.

Identification  All persons hired must provide proof of identity, proof of citizenship, permanent resident status, or employment authorization.  Documents which satisfy the above requirements include a valid driverís license and one other document such as a social security card, passport, alien registration card, birth certificate, certification of US citizenship or naturalization.

Job Openings:

Parks Maintenance Overhire 

Recreation Assistant:
Airway Heights Parks & Recreation is looking for an energetic, motivated person to fill an open Recreation Assistant position. This position primarily will have the responsibility for organization and supervision of children ages 5 to 13 for After School Programs.  These program offer a  fun, safe, supervised environment to community kid. This position requires strong communication skills with kids and adults, as well as the ability to provide and maintain a safe environment for all participants.


  • Organize and lead games and activities to school age children
  • Creative & Resourceful
  • Outgoing and willing to take on additional assignments as needed.
  • Windows & Apple proficient
  • Team player

   Potential to work in various areas of Recreation:

  • Youth & Adult Sports
  • Youth Day Camps
  • Teen Activities
  • Senior Activities
  • Community Events


  • The ideal candidate will have or be pursuing a degree in Recreation Management or related field.
  • Successfully complete a criminal history check.
  • Successfully complete a drug test prior to hiring.
  • Valid Washington State drivers license.
  • Card / First Aid Card (training available through the AH Fire Dept)
  • Must be able to obtain prior to hiring:
    - Food Handlers card.   

Wage & Hours:

  • $10.00/ Hour
  • 10-20 Hours/Week - Days and hours vary.

Must be available to work weekends and nights for various other programs.

Recreation Assistant Job Description  

Police Officer Lateral Applications

Applications are being accepted to establish a police officer hiring list for the City of Airway Heights. This is for lateral applicants only at this time.  For application and more information, visit web page(s) Civil Service or City Employment, call: 509-462-0575, (message phone, please leave contact information for return phone call) or stop by the Airway Heights Police Department. Current range of consideration: $4107-$4906, DOQ. Applications accepted through: November 21, 2014 at 5:00pm at the Airway Heights Police Department, postmarks accepted. 

Conflict Public Defender - RFP Information

The City of Airway Heights is putting an RFP in for a Conflict Public Defender. This notice will be posted in the Spokesman Review on Sunday December 14th. Any questions can be made to the Municipal Court at (509) 244-2773 and the application for the Public Defender can be found here.

A printable Airway Heights Application for employment form can be downloaded here (must be used for all job openings).


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