Review the job announcement and follow those instructions. A completed County job application is most important. If you do attach a resume to your online application, do not type "see resume" in sections of your application because this may render your application incomplete.
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We update job listings when positions come open. You can be automatically notified if you fill out a job interest card.
There are now two different ways to be notified when job openings at Whatcom County become available.
To be notified when a job opens in a particular job category, visit the Job Categories page, select which category(ies) you are interested in, click the green Subscribe button, and complete the job interest card.
To be notified when a job opens in a particular job title, visit the Job Descriptions page, click the title of the job you want, click the green "Subscribe" button in the upper right corner, and complete the job interest card.
*For current County employees only: internal postings will continue to be posted on the existing Internal Jobs page, and if you have subscribed, you will continue to receive notifications of internal postings. If you haven't already subscribed to be notified of new internal postings, follow the directions at the top of the Internal Notify Me page to subscribe to the Human Resources - Internal Jobs News Flash.
No. We only accept applications for positions that are open for recruitment. We do not accept unsolicited resumes. See open positions here:
Yes. We accept applications through the closing date for listed jobs. If a listing says "on-going recruitment," we will accept applications until the position is closed. See open positions here: