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Pacific Police Department


  • Contact Information

    Pacific Police Department
    133 3rd Avenue SE
    Pacific, Washington 98047
    Phone: 253.929.1130
    Department Website

Agency Added: 12/27/2012 | Last updated: 08/07/2017

Community Information

Senior Center, juvenile center, Public Safety facility with police and fire, several parks

Department Information

Assigned take home car, Chief, Lt, 2 Sgts, 1 Det, 7 officers

Area Information

  • County: King/Pierce
  • Population Size: 6500

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 21   X
US Citizen Yes X  
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No adult felony convictions at any time.    
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis    
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Must meet LEOFF II standards.    
Other Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.

This agency does not allow out of state testing.
   
Multiple Scores From Same Applicant We consider all scores from the same applicant    
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur    

Agency Disqualifiers:

THE FOLLOWING ARE AUTOMATIC AND POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS. APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT APPLY TO OUR AGENCY IF THEY INDICATE ANY OF THE AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS. POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.

Category Disqualifier
Driving
Automatic1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 7 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc)
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within past 7 years
Automatic4 or more moving violations in past 4 years
Automatic2 or more at-fault accidents in past 7 years
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity
AutomaticIllegal opiate use
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction
AutomaticBeen convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed
PotentialJuvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed
Employment
AutomaticBeen dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces
AutomaticLied during any stage of the hiring process
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process
AutomaticPrevious revocation or denial of (CJTC/POST) certified status, or suspension of current (CJTC/POST)certified status
Financial
AutomaticFailure to pay income tax or child support
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed

Current Hiring Status

Number of Current Vacancies: 0 

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on an as-needed basis. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of five" with the top five candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.

Salary Information

Patrol Officer starts at $4664 to $6232 per month plus benefits, 2% Associates degree or 4% Bachelors degree education premium.

Benefit Information

City pays 100% health care for officer and family