Employment Opportunities


Thank you for your interest in employment with San Juan County. San Juan County has over 200 employees including 12 elected officials and 9 appointed department heads. Vacancies occur throughout the year. Employment opportunities can be viewed online on the SJC Job Openings web page and on Government Jobs https://www.governmentjobs.com/.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and references for advertised vacancies only.
Send your resume, cover letter, and references by e-mail to HR@sanjuanco.com (preferred). Mail to: Human Resources, San Juan County, 350 Court Street #5, Friday Harbor, WA 98250.

Sheriff's Deputy or Dispatcher Employment

Civil Service rules govern the hiring of candidates for both Deputy and Dispatcher positions. Testing services for Dispatcher and entry-level Deputy positions are provided through Public Safety Testing, Inc. Interested persons are encouraged to contact Public Safety Testing, Inc. online or directly at 1-866-HIRE911.

Lateral Deputy resume/cover letter/references are accepted at any time, directly by the Civil Service Commission, and rankings are adjusted with each new application. For civil service employment information in the Sheriff's Office, email Civil Service or call 360-378-4657.

  1. Civil Service

    Mailing Address
    350 Court St #9
    Friday Harbor, WA 98250

  1. Kathy Obenaus

Applications & Forms