United in Service - Working for the City of Bonney Lake

Working for the City of Bonney Lake is rewarding and fulfilling. Our employee motto is "United in Service" and we are a team of individuals that care about each other. Our employees work diligently together to provide quality services for the people who visit and live, work, play, and do business in Bonney Lake. 

Bonney Lake is a full service city with approximately 200 regular employees. Departments include Administrative Services (City Clerk, Human Resources, Information Services, and Senior Center), Executive (Mayor/City Administrator’s Office, Legal, and Special Events/Recreation), Finance, Municipal Court, Public Services (Building, Engineering, Permitting, Planning, and Public Works), and Police. Because of the services we provide, there is a wide variety of work for our employees to perform and we often wear many hats, but we do so with enthusiasm and the knowledge that our work means something to the community and each other.

Application Guide

Online Application Guide

  • Before submitting an application, please read the minimum requirements for the job.
  • Please make certain to submit a complete, detailed and up to date application for each position that you apply for.
  • Ensure you answer all supplemental questions with the appropriate detail.
  • Regularly save your application. The online application system allows a short period of time to complete each section and may time out before you have an opportunity to move forward.
  • For technical assistance with the online application system, please call NEOGOV Applicant Support at 855-524-5627.
Volunteer Opportunities

The City of Bonney Lake believes that volunteers play a vital role in improving and maintaining a high quality of life in the community. Volunteers choose to make a difference in the community and have a profound affect on the City's programs and those they serve. If you would like to read more about volunteering with the City of Bonney Lake, please read our Volunteer Handbook. We welcome your volunteer service!

Volunteer opportunities are available through various departments and other agencies in the area. Please contact the appropriate office directly:

Police Careers

The Bonney Lake Police Department is comprised of 30 commissioned Police Officers and 2.5 limited-commission Community Service Officers, .5 limited commission Bailiff and five civilian support staff. In addition to the regular duties of a Police Officer, the department also offers opportunities for ancillary duties to include, but not limited to: Marine Services Unit, Investigations, Field Training Officer, Specialized Traffic Emphasis, Public Information Officer, multi-agency SWAT team, School Resource Officer, Firearms Instructor and other opportunities. The Bonney Lake Police Department offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include granting a Paid Time Off bank commensurate with your experience for lateral hires (possible link to the current salary and benefits of the commissioned staff).

Visit the Police Department Page for more information about working for Bonney Lake Police Department.

Human Resources Manager
Human Resources Generalist

For general questions or employment verification:
Contact Human Resources

Justice & Municipal Center
Attn: Human Resources
9002 Main ST E, STE 300
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Phone: 253-862-8602

Fax: 253-409-2811