The City of Colfax is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, creed, mental or physical disability, religion, national origin, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or source of income in the admission or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities. 


How to Apply


The City of Colfax accepts applications only for jobs that are currently open. New openings are posted when positions become available. View our current job openings or our classifications for additional information.

There are several ways that you can apply for jobs at the City of Colfax. You may apply using the materials posted below, or you can obtain application materials from the City of Colfax City Clerk, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Please call 509-397-3861 or email clerk@colfaxwa.org if you need assistance. 


General Instructions & Application Regulations

Correctly and completely filling out the required Colfax Job Application and returning it by the indicated closing date and time to the City Clerk assures consideration of your application. Since each opening in the City of Colfax is unique, a separate application form needs to be completed for each opening. You must submit an Employment Application, Criminal Background Check, Information Release, Resume, and Cover Letter for your application. Please submit materials to Amanda Link depclerk@colfaxwa.org or 509-397-3861. Note: Resumes are not accepted in place of completed application forms.


Complete Application Consists of:



Current City Employment Opportunities (click on links below)

Lateral Police Officer -- Closes December 31, 2020

Completed applications, resume & cover letter for this position may be submitted in person at City Hall, 400 N Mill St. or by mail to PO Box 229, Colfax, WA 99111. Completed applications may also be submitted by email to depclerk@colfaxwa.org.


Lynda Kramlich

City Clerk

400 N Mill Street


City of Colfax · 400 N Mill Street · Colfax, Washington 99111 · Phone (509) 397-3861 · Fax (509) 397-3044 Non-Emergency Police: 509-397-4616