Welcome to Human Resources

  • Why work within Orting School District?

    • You will be part of a District serving four amazing schools hosting approximately 2,800 students
    • You will have an active role in connecting, inspiring, and empowering all students 
    • You will experience a culture of caring
    • You will be part of a strong team
    • You will experience collaboration and support throughout the organization
    • You will have a beautiful mountain view

    Our District is located in the City of Orting, Washington, about 40 miles south of Seattle, 20 miles southeast of Tacoma, and just 10 miles southeast of Puyallup.

    Our Mission
    The mission of the Human Resource Department is to support the Orting School District by recruiting, hiring, and retaining the most highly qualified and diverse workforce to ensure all students are ready for college, careers, and life.  We are committed to a caring, collaborative, and competent customer service that fosters a welcoming, safe, and inclusive workplace.

    Contact Us
    Human Resources staff is available year-round Monday through Friday during business hours to answer your questions.

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    Nondiscrimination in Education and Employment
    Orting School District provides equal opportunities in education and employment. The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Debi Christensen, Title IX Coordinator & Civil Rights Coordinator, 360-893-6500 x4037, christensend@orting.wednet.edu; Jennifer Westover, Section 504 Coordinator, 360-893-6500 westoverj@orting.wednet.edu, 121 Whitesell Street NE, Orting, WA 98360.

    Harassment, Intimidation, or Bullying
    Any student who believes he or she has been the target of unresolved, severe, or persistent harassment, intimidation or bullying, or any other person in the school community who observes or receives notice that a student has or may have been the target of unresolved, severe, or persistent harassment, intimidation or bullying may report incidents verbally or in writing to any staff member. If the allegations in a written report of harassment, intimidation or bullying indicate a potential violation of this procedure, the district employee who receives the report must promptly notify the HIB compliance officer.

    Debi Christensen, Executive Director for Human Resources
    Harassment, Intimidation, & Bullying (HIB) Compliance Officer

    121 Whitesell St NE
    Orting, WA 98360
    360-893-6500, ext. 4028




Contact Us

  • Executive Director for Human Resources 
    Debi Christensen
    (360) 893-6500 x4028
    Human Resource Generalist
    Carrie Joy
    (360) 893-6500 x4049
    Supporting: OPS, OHS, Central Office, Nutrition Services, Coaches, Certificated Substitutes, Student-Teacher/Practicum/Intern placements
    Human Resources Generalist
    Holly Mortenson
    (360) 893-6500 x4037
    Supporting: PTR, OMS, Facilities, Transportation, SSS Itinerants, Stipends, Classified Substitutes, Workers' Compensation (employee on the job injuries)