Employment Opportunity

Swimming Pool Employment

The City of Selah is accepting applications for seasonal employees for the City Swimming Pool, including cashiers, lifeguards, and head lifeguards.

Lifeguards are responsible for patrolling the pool in order to maintain the absolute safety of the facility. Duties include, but are not limited to, enforcing rules, supervising swimmers in assigned areas of the pools during its use, preventing accidents, maintaining discipline, making rescues when necessary, and applying first aid and resuscitation techniques when needed.

Starting pay will be based on … Read More

Burn Ban lifted

Due to improving Air Quality the Burn Ban has been lifted by the YRCAA Air Pollution Control Officer for both the Upper and Lower Yakima County areas effective Monday January 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. until further notice.

Air quality can change rapidly; please keep watching and we will update the situation as necessary.

Burn Ban upgraded to Stage 2

⦁ A Stage 2 Burn Ban has been declared by the YRCAA Air Pollution Control Officer for both the Upper and Lower Yakima County areas effective Thursday January 26, 2017 at 4:30pm. Conditions will be reevaluated on Monday, January 30th at 9:30am. This burn ban has been called due to deteriorating air quality conditions.

⦁ Ventilation category will be poor.
⦁ Dispersion category will be poor.
⦁ A strong surface inversion will persist through at least Tuesday Jan.17th

Reminder:
During a Stage 2 Burn Ban:
1. All Outdoor Burning, including … Read More

Burn Ban downgraded to Stage 1

Due to improving Air Quality the Stage 2 Burn Ban has been Downgraded to Stage 1 by the YRCAA Air Pollution Control Officer for both the Upper and Lower Yakima County areas effective Monday January 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. until further notice. Air quality can change rapidly; please keep watching and we will update the situation as necessary.

Reminder:

During a Stage 1 Burn Ban:

All Outdoor Burning, including Agricultural burning, is prohibited;The use of any fireplace, wood stove or fireplace insert … Read More

What you can do to prepare for flood emergencies

Heavy rains and winter weather can sometimes herald the possibility of emergency flooding.  The City of Selah proactively plans for emergency situations; however, it is still important for city and county residents to independently prepare by taking necessary precautions to protect themselves and their property. Learn more about how you can take precautionary flood measures. Check out these other sites for more useful emergency preparedness information:

Sign-Up for email/Cell phone emergency notifications 

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Burn Ban upgraded to Stage 2

⦁ A Stage 2 Burn Ban has been declared by the YRCAA Air Pollution Control Officer for both the Upper and Lower Yakima County areas effective Friday January 13, 2017 at 4:00pm. Conditions will be reevaluated on Tuesday, January 17th at 9:30am. This burn ban has been called due to deteriorating air quality conditions. An Air stagnation Advisory will be in effect until 5pm on Monday January 16th due to a strong ridge of high pressure that will persist over the area through … Read More

Stage 1 Burn Ban declared for Yakima County

A Stage 1 Burn Ban has been declared by the YRCAA Air Pollution Control Officer for both the Upper and Lower Yakima County areas effective Thursday January 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. until further notice.  This burn ban has been called due to expected Air quality deterioration, area inversion, minimal dispersion and poor ventilation.

* PM2.5 levels are Likely to elevate in the upper county area.
* PM2.5 levels are Likely to elevate in the lower county area.
* Ventilation category will be poor.
* Dispersion category will … Read More

Cultivating Community Connections

 

Many of you have heard about an amazing collaborative event happening next week, some of you are even attending to represent your organization, thank you for your participation!

More than 30 local groups being represented at this event and we want to benefit as many of our citizens as possible; you never know what family or senior needs to connect to these services. There will also be a concession stand available by our very own Viking Crew.

Just one week left!

For further … Read More

Job Opening!

Community Development Supervisor (Planner)

The City of Selah is seeking a Community Development Supervisor (Planner). Job functions include updating comprehensive plan; review land use applications and zoning changes; recommend changes to city codes. Bachelor’s degree in related field and 3 years’ experience required. Starting salary range $70,000 – 79,000 annually. Additional information available online at www.selahwa.gov or by contacting Human Resources at andrew.potter@selahwa.gov Applications must be submitted to Selah City Hall, 115 West Naches Ave, Selah, WA 98942. Position … Read More

Job Opening!

Public Works Utility Worker

The City of Selah is seeking a full-time union represented Utility Worker. Job functions include understanding all aspects of the operations, maintenance, procedures and safety of public works systems and facilities of the City. 2 years public works experience required. Monthly salary, based on classification, will depend on previous experience. Additional information available online at www.selahwa.gov or by contacting Human Resources at andrew.potter@selahwa.gov Applications must be submitted to Selah City Hall, 115 West Naches Ave, … Read More