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865 SE Barrington Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Phone: 360-279-4500
Fax: 360-279-4507

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Human Resources


Human Resourses Department is located at City Hall 

Human Resources Department
865 SE Barrington Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Phone: 360-279-4518

 We are excited to announce we have implemented a new application system, please click on below link to see current job openings and to create an accout to fill out applications or get notified of job openings. Please contact us if you have any questions. 

Job Opportunities

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Oak Harbor fosters a respect for all. The City believes the participation of men and women of diverse ages, races, religions, cultures, abilities and personalities will add to professional development and organizational success.  All employees and potential employees will be recruited, selected, trained, promoted, compensated and, if necessary, disciplined or terminated without regard to sex, race, religion, marital status, honorably discharged veteran or military status, age, national origin, sexual orientation, color, creed, ancestry, disability or any other basis prohibited by law.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to support the City's goal of premier public service by nurturing an organizational culture with shared beliefs, values and norms that lead to employee excellence. This culture in turn elicits a diverse and creative work environment which leads to superior performance through teamwork and employee recognition in a safe and productive work environment.

Smith Park Tree PathHuman Resources provides expert support to the executive staff, managers and employees in the following areas:

  • Strategic human resource planning
  • Organizational development
  • Policy development and maintenance
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Compensation and classification
  • Training and development
  • Benefits administration
  • Employee and Labor relations
  • Performance management
  • Civil Service program management
  • Personnel records
  • Workforce planning and development
  • Administering Federal/State employment law
  • Promoting communications
  • Promoting wellness and morale
  • Risk management
  • Workers Compensation claims management

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