Efficient hiring processes ensures the continuation of operations in all City departments. Department vacancies can create a burden to the remaining staff, and also hinders the speed at which staff is able to do their jobs for the citizens of Camas.

Employee Turnover Rate

The chart below shows the employee turnover rate by year. Over the past 8 years, the employee turnover rate averages about 6% annually. (low 1.5, high 9.5)


Full Time Employees (FTEs)

In the last 10 years, the overall FTEs have increased approximately 3%. Within that same time period, the population of Camas has increased close to 27%. As the population increases, the need for staffing will continue to rise.
*Increase from 2013 to 2014 includes 9 Fire Department employees due to merger with Washougal Fire Department.

Administrative Services Staff-to-Employee Ratio
The public sector average for the admin services staff-to-employee ratio is 1.73, while the City averages approximately .85.
Industry Average HR FTE-to-Employee Ratio