Public Notices

Public notice is notice to the public or persons affected by actions proposed or amended by the City Council. Public notices are published in the Ritzville Journal Newspaper.


All Government agencies or legislative bodies are required to make public notices in certain rule making proceedings. The purpose of issuing a public notice is to allow members of the public to make their opinion on proposals before making a bill to a rule. 





The City of Ritzville is accepting applications and resumes for a part-time (20 hours per week) Deputy Clerk Treasurer I position through January 21st.  Qualifications include high school diploma/GED and job-related work experience.  Salary range is $15.94-$16.80 per hour, dependent upon qualifications.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Answering central telephone system and mobile radio base station.

  • Records management, minute taking, and other document preparation.

  • Financial reports, cashiering, accounting, accounts payable, and utility billing.

  • Administrative assistance to the Clerk-Treasurer, Mayor, City Council, Commission and Department Heads.

Click on application and job description below or contact the Clerk-Treasurer’s office at City Hall, 216 E Main Avenue, Ritzville, Washington 99169 or phone (509) 659-1930.  Applicant must pass a background check. The City of Ritzville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Opening

Entry Level or Lateral Level Police Officer

Date Posted 10-12-21


The City of Ritzville Civil Service Commission is currently accepting Entry Level Police Officer applications.


Applications may be requested from Marsha Bradshaw, Commission Secretary at or by mailing a request for application to 209 N. Adams, Ritzville, WA 99169. Phone 509-509-1313. Applications will be accepted until position(s) are filled.


This is a full time police officer position in the City of Ritzville. Successful applicant will be required to live within 5 miles of the City of Ritzville to meet emergency response requirements while on call. The department currently has 4 full time positions and will be adding one full time position.  Applicants are required to successfully complete the Basic Academy at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission within a prescribed time after being hired.


All applicants will be required to pass a full back ground check including but not limited to a polygraph, psychological, and a medical exam before being hired, and meet all the requirements of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.


Compensation package includes sick leave, annual leave, and holiday leave, holiday pay, and on call pay in addition to monthly salary. Each officer will be assigned a take home vehicle and work rotating shifts. All equipment will be provided by the City.  


Questions may be directed to the Commission Secretary or Chief McCormick at 509-660-7625.

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