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Ellensburg, WA 98926-2887
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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all
individuals, employment decisions at Kittitas County will be based on merit,
qualifications, and abilities. Kittitas County does not discriminate in
employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
Kittitas County will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals
with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job
assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits
The Board of County Commissioners has designated the Human Resource Director
to serve as an equity officer for compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, sexual harassment complaints, and other discrimination
Any employees with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in
the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of their
immediate supervisor or the Human Resource Director. Employees can raise
concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be
engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to
disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Individuals who believe Kittitas County has discriminated against them
because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
veteran status, or disability are encouraged to utilize the grievance
procedure provided by Kittitas County. No individual shall be penalized or
retaliated against in any way by the County for his or her participation in
this complaint procedure.
Individuals, who are not employed by Kittitas County, need to submit in
writing a formal complaint detailing the alleged discrimination to the Human
All persons who seek the advice and assistance of the equity officer shall
have explained to them the grievance procedures provided by the County as
well as the existence of external complaint procedures available through
state and federal agencies.
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.