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  • Working at the Health Department

    Bring your real self to work every day.

    A healthy, happy team is a strong team. If you come to work with us, you’ll find we support you and your family to live your best lives. We work hard to create a diverse and inclusive workplace and we live our values:

    • Equity.
    • Integrity.
    • Respect.
    • Leadership.

    How do we make that happen? Our benefits and policies let you bring your real self to work. Our leaders are committed to helping you take advantage of these polices. They will nurture your growth once you’re here. And we believe in health equity for everyone—including our staff—and strive to be an anti-racist organization

    Do work that matters with people who care.

    Are you passionate about protecting and improving the health of your neighbors? We are, too. 

    This is your chance to make a difference. And you’ll do it with a team committed to meeting some of Pierce County’s biggest challenges.

    We love working quietly behind the scenes to protect our residents’ health in ways they don’t have to think about. And we help as early as we can. That’s why we send nurses out to work with brand-new moms. It’s why we focus so closely on kids and families. And it’s why we’re always reminding you to wash your hands!

    You’ll join a team of people who encourage smoke-free housingprovide birth certificates, help with Substance Use Disorder, check for safe shellfish and make sure your family can count on clean swimming pools and safe summer camps.

    What’s it really like working for us?

    Some of our blogs will help you understand our work and culture:

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Check out our employment opportunities and apply online.