Make your move to Spokane Valley
Ready for a job change? Tired of a long commute? Want to live where you can afford to buy a home?
The City of Spokane Valley is home to numerous employers that have job opportunities in manufacturing and wholesale distribution, aerospace, information technology, healthcare, financial services, agriculture, restaurant and retail, and small-niche businesses. These companies are seeking skilled employees who are willing to relocate for a better job or improved lifestyle.
Manufacturing production drives the economy of Washington. It accounts for 14.4 percent of total output in the state. In 2016, the state was home to 289,704 manufacturing employees. Spokane Valley is home to several advanced manufacturers and wholesalers in the following industries: metals, plastics, machinery, auto and food production.
In addition, Washington State is a world leader in aerospace and related manufacturing production, and produces more than 1,400 aircraft and unmanned aerial systems annually, as well as nearly 90 percent of all commercial aircraft in North America. Increasingly, the city host a small but expanding aerospace industry that is well connected to and complements the larger industry on the western side of the state. To learn more about the city’s manufacturers, select from the sidebar menu or contact the city’s Economic Development Division.
Resources for employees
WorkSource Washington is a statewide partnership of state, local and nonprofit agencies that provides an array of employment and training services to job seekers in Washington. Customers access services electronically through WorkSourceWA.com or through a network of more than 60 WorkSource centers, affiliates and connection sites. Last year, WorkSource professionals helped some 170,000 workers and nearly 5,600 Washington employers.
Workforce Training and Education Board website
The Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board is a partnership of labor, business and government dedicated to helping individuals obtain and succeed in family-wage jobs, while meeting employers’ needs for skilled workers. Learn more about their programs.
Spokane Valley: A growing, thriving community
Spokane Valley is a family-friendly community of nearly 100,000 that aligns the eastern boundary of Spokane, Washington. A metro community, the city offers affordable housing, excellent schools and short commute times. In April 2019, the median closing sale price for a home in the greater Spokane region was $254,975.
The beautiful Spokane River flows through the middle of Spokane Valley, creating opportunities to fish, kayak and swim just minutes from your doorstep. In addition, numerous parks, trails and open spaces in both city neighborhoods and area foothills provide ample opportunities to walk a dog, bicycle or enjoy a short hike. The city offers all of the amenities one would expect in a big city – restaurants, breweries, a large shopping mall, and wonderful small boutiques, vintage shops and unique mom-and-pop stores. Learn more about living in the city.
There’s a reason why people are making the move to Spokane Valley. Are you ready to make your move?