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Direct Hire Temporary Jobs

A direct-hire temporary hourly appointment is used to fill a temporary, hourly appointment with a classified job title. These temporary hourly appointments are subject to the hour limits and requirements of the University's temporary employment program. Temporary hourly employees may be included in a bargaining unit agreement and subject to that agreement.

Length of Temporary Assignments
Length of assignments range from as short as a few hours or a day to several months. Most opportunities are day shift, although sometimes there may be a specific need for weekend or evening shifts.

Locations We Serve
Staffing assignments may be located at one of our three campuses (Seattle, Bothell, or Tacoma), as well as downtown Seattle, Harborview Medical Center, Health Sciences Center, Northgate, Sand Point, UW Medical Center, or UWMC Roosevelt.

University of Washington temporary (hourly-paid) staff employees whose average employment is at least half-time over a period of six consecutive months are eligible for UW employer-paid Public Employees' Benefits Board (PEBB) insurances provided they meet the definition of eligibility found in WAC 182-12-114. Learn about Benefits eligibility.

Begin Your Search for Direct Hire Temporary Jobs
At the top of this page, click on "START your job search." In the job search box that appears, click on the "Category" field and select "Temporary" from the drop-down menu. Click "search" to view a list of current temporary openings that hiring managers from across the UW are looking to fill. Follow the application instructions on the job posting.

If you are appointed to a temporary job, be sure to check out the Temporary Employment – Employee Information site for helpful information.