Job Descriptions & Salary Schedules

Click on the links below to view the City of Burien salary schedules, job descriptions, and collective bargaining agreements.

2023 Salary Schedule

City Manager Office

City Manager
Economic Development Manager
Economic Development Specialist
Executive Assistant
Human Services Manager
Management Intern - Economic Development

Administrative Services

Administrative Services Director
City Clerk
Communications Officer
Department Assistant Front Desk
Department Assistant with Meetings
GIS Analyst I
Human Resources Technician
Information Systems Analyst
Information Systems Help Desk Technician
Information Systems Manager
Management Intern - Communications
Public Records Officer

Community Development

Building Inspector
Building Official
Community Development Director
Combination Building Inspector Plans Examiner
Department Assistant
Parking Compliance Officer
Permit Technician
Senior Planner - Current
Senior Planner - Long Range


Accounting Assistant
Contract Management Analyst
Finance Director
Finance Manager
Financial Analyst


City Attorney
Code Compliance Officer
Department Assistant - Paralegal

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services

Customer Service Representative I
Customer Service Representative II
Customer Service Representative III
Department Assistant 
Park Facility Maintenance Worker
Parks Project Manager
Park and Facility Maintenance Supervisor
Parks and Recreation Director
Recreation Coordinator
Recreation Leader I
Recreation Leader II
Recreation Leader III
Recreation Supervisor
Recreation Supervisor - Cultural Arts
Recreation Manager
Teen Programmer

Public Works

Assistant Public Works Director
CE II - Devel Engineer
CE II - Project Management
Civil Engineer - Journey Level
Community Environmental Education Specialist
Department Assistant
Maintenance Worker I
Maintenance Worker II
Maintenance Worker III
Maintenance Assistant
Public Works Director
Right-of-Way Inspector
Street Storm Water Maintenance Manager
Storm Water Inspector

Employee Contracts (Collective Bargaining Agreements)

Teamsters Local Union No. 763


Updated March 9, 2023