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Administrative Services

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About Us

Administrative Services provides internal support to the City organization. The department provides human resources, information technology, risk management, and fleet management services for the City. Within these broad categories the department conducts activities such as recruitment and selection of employees, safety administration, employee benefit programs, labor negotiations, civil service administration, use of the right of way by telecommunication and cable companies, fleet management, computer network administration, computer work station replacement and repair, central telephone services, liability insurance requirements, and software support and development. 

Job Openings

Current Job Openings

All City of Tumwater employment opportunities are posted  online. 

  • Applications are accepted for open positions only. 

  • Applications must be submitted online. No faxed or emailed documents are accepted.

  • If you need assistance or accommodations, please contact the Administrative Services Department.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Tumwater is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). It is the policy of the City of Tumwater to promote and afford equal treatment and service to all citizens and assure equal employment opportunity based on ability and fitness to all persons regardless of race, color,  national origin, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation or age.

Risk Management

Administrative Services oversees liability insurance programs for the City. Claims for damages against the City must be filed with the City Clerk within the applicable statute of limitations. 

File a Claim for Damages

Behrends Cerniwey, Heidi

  • Departments:Administrative Services
  • Divisions:Directors
  • Title:Assistant City Administrator
  • Phone:(360) 754-4128
  • Fax:(360) 754-4138
  • Email:

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