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Minor Authorization Work Form 
This form is for parents/legal guardians and school officials to indicate approval for a minor employee to work according to the terms listed by the employer.  Please note, this is not a Minor Work Permit.  Minors are not responsible for the Minor Work Permit, employers must have a minor work endorsement on their Master Business License for each work location with employees under age 18 and renew it each year.  

Minimum Wage Information
The minimum wage for 16- and 17-year-old workers is the same as for adults — $13.69 in 2021. Minimum wage will move to $14.49 in 2022. Minors under 16 may be paid 85% ($9.35) of the state minimum wage.  

Teen Workers Workplace Rights
For information regarding teen workers' workplace rights in Washington state, go directly to the WA State Department of Labor & Industries website at  

Current Openings in the area. Please contact the workplace directly!  

**Bethel Recreation is now hiring baseball officials for their K-8th youth baseball & fast pitch games.   Pay is $14.49 per hour and starts in late April.  Official meetings are scheduled for Thursday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 12 .  If you know the game of baseball and are interested, please visit their website at: for more information or pick up a flyer in the GK Career Center

The Mad Potter (Graham, WA) (253) 271-0097
Graham Hay Market (Graham, WA) (253) 847-3482
Valvoline Oil (Graham, WA) (253) 875-8787
Northwest Door (Fredrickson, WA) (253) 375-0700
Starbucks (Various)
Dollar Store (Graham, WA) (253) 375-0020
KinderCare (Puyallup, WA) (253) 840-5686     

City of Puyallup Summer Job Openings  

City of Puyallup Seasonal Workers- Starting at $20.24 an hour. Must be 18. Great summer work. More information can be found by clicking here: Apply at:   

Entry Level Healthcare Careers:  Getix Health  

BANKWORK$ Free 8-week training course for entry level positions in the financial industry.   

Long-Term Care Opportunity- The long-term care worker career path is a way to enter the health care field, which has extensive opportunities for growth and is recognized as being in high demand all over Washington state (See attached packet for more information)  

Jensen Precast-Frederickson- Looking at hiring hard workers who show up to work every day. They provide training for concrete labor workers. No college necessary. Click for info