Goldendale is near the geographic center of Klickitat County and has the Little Klickitat River running through it. The city obtained its start as a watering stop on the Yakima – Okanogan wagon trail. The first plat was recorded in 1872 and the city was incorporated in 1879. Goldendale is now the largest city in Klickitat County as well as the county seat. It serves as the regional service center.
Goldendale, Washington is located on a fertile plateau some 100 east of Portland, Oregon, 70 miles south of Yakima, Washington, and 100 miles west of the Tri-Cities. The majestic Columbia River is only 13 miles south of the city. The terrain is generally rolling with an elevation of 1620’ at the airport. The Simcoe mountains, visible from the City, rise in the north to an elevation of 5500’. Four mountain tops, Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens are visible from certain places in the city.
O4-14-16 -UTILITY MAINTENANCE WORKER I
City of Goldendale is accepting applications for a Utility Maintenance Worker I. This technical position performs regular and reoccurring installation, repair, and maintenance work in the streets, water supply and distribution, sewer collection and parks divisions. Operates a variety of hand tools, power tools, technical equipment and various vehicles and equipment to accomplish work. Equipment operations will include, but not be limited to, backhoes, air compressor-jackhammer, street sweepers, dump trucks, snow plows, boring machines, paving equipment and mowers. Requires one (1) year experience in Public Works or related field, high school diploma or GED, Washington Drivers License (CDL preferred) and ability to obtain basic water or wastewater certifications. Additional water/wastewater or DOT Certification will be considered. Residency within 20 minutes response time to City Shop.
Starting Salary $16.85 - $20.53 per hour, DOQ.
Application packets are available by contacting Connie Byers at the City of Goldendale, 1103 S. Columbus, Goldendale, WA 98620 (509) 773-3771.
Applications due May 4, 2016 5:00 p.m.
02-04-16 Mayor Mike's Update
Click here to read Mayor Mike's 2016 State of the City Report.
04-16-14 - Updated Zoning Map for the City of Goldendale
Click here to view the updated zoning map (PDF).
Mon April 4, 2016 @ 7:00pm-8:00pm City Council Meeting
Mon April 18, 2016 @ 7:00pm-8:00pm City Council Meeting
Mon May 9, 2016 @ 7:00pm-8:00pm City Council Meeting
Mon May 23, 2016 @ 7:00pm-8:00pm City Council Meeting
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