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Volunteer Opportunities

Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) – One Vacancy

The HPC’s primary functions are to research, obtain public input, deliberate, and submit advice and recommendations to the Town of Coupeville and Island County; and to assist their Planning Departments in issuing Certificates of Appropriateness for projects within the Reserve based on consistency with the Design Guidelines for Ebey’s’ Landing National Historical Reserve and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

The HPC consists of seven members; three appointed by the Town of Coupeville, three appointed by Island County and one joint appointment.  HPC members serve three-year terms.  They meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. and sometimes in special workshop sessions as needed.  Meetings are held in the Island County Commissioners’ Hearing Room in Coupeville.

Applicants for the HPC should live within Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve (Reserve) and have a demonstrated interest or experience in, or knowledge of, history, historic preservation, architecture, design, landscape architecture, cultural landscapes, archaeology, and/or related disciplines.  For Town of Coupeville appointments, special consideration is given to residents of the Town.  Preference may also be given to applicants with a background in farming and applicants who own a contributing building, structure, or commercial business within the Reserve.

Position 1 is a three-year term ending December 31, 2020, and is currently vacant.  Because this vacancy has occurred mid-term, the Town Council will appoint a citizen to finish the last year of this three-year term.  Commissioners may request to be re-appointed for subsequent terms.

To apply for the Historic Preservation Commission, turn in a letter of interest stating your relevant experience and history of community service along with a Town Volunteer Application to Town Hall.  This position will remain posted until filled. 

Volunteer Application

Thank you for considering service to your Town!

Employment Opportunities

Maintenance Worker I/II/III

The Town of Coupeville has a current opening for a Maintenance Worker Level I, II, or III.  This is a non-exempt position performing manual to journey level work and other duties as assigned, in the streets, parks, buildings and utilities of the Town. This is a full-time position, wage scale ranging from $20.52 to $30.17 per hour, depending on experience.

For a complete job description, including minimum qualifications for each level, please click the appropriate link below. Interested parties are encouraged to apply in person or via US mail, using the application linked below. Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Maintenance Worker I

Maintenance Worker II

Maintenance Worker III

Maintenance Position Application

Building Official

Reviews and approves plans and specifications of residential and commercial structures for compliance with State and local codes and ordinances. Performs field inspections to verify compliance with applicable requirements, regulations, ordinances and codes. Serves as Code Compliance Officer. Must have valid ICC Building, Mechanical and Plumbing Inspector, and Building Plans Examiner Certifications, or the ability to obtain certifications within six months of hire. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Current hourly rate is $28.84 to $32.46. Open Until Filled

Building Official Job Description

Employment Application

Assistant Planner

Under supervision of the Planning Director, the role of the Assistant Planner is to perform professional current and long-range planning duties of moderate difficulty; to perform office and field assignments in explaining and enforcing Town development regulations; to perform related work as required. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Current hourly rate is $26.00 to $29.26. Open Until Filled

Assistant Planner Job Description

Employment Application