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Bothell Police Department - Dispatcher


  • Contact Information

    Bothell Police Department - Dispatcher
    18410 101st Avenue NE

    Bothell, Washington 98011
    Phone: 425.486.1254
    Department Website

Agency Added: 04/23/2013 | Last updated: 12/05/2017

Community Information

The City of Bothell has a growing population of approximately 44,000 residents and encompasses an area of over 12 square miles. The City is just 11 miles north of Seattle and is located at the northern tip of Lake Washington. Centrally located in the Puget Sound Region, Bothell is within easy access to Seattle, Bellevue and Everett. While the Puget Sound region is legendary for its natural beauty, outdoor recreation, and cultural enrichment, the City of Bothell prides itself for its high quality of life with excellent schools, beautiful parks, safe neighborhoods, and professional city management. The City is home to several nationally known high-tech and biomedical companies and is also host to the University of Washington/Bothell Campus as well as Cascadia Community College. The City is committed to maintaining its "home town" atmosphere, while managing its growth responsibily to ensure a high quality of life for now and well into the future.

Department Information

The City of Bothell Police Department's mission is to protect life and property through professional service and a proactive partnership with our community. The Bothell Police Department has 61 commissioned officers  and 27 civilian employees. The Department is made up of four major divisions, Operations, Risk Management, Investigations and Support Services. Each division is structured with different units providing many specialty services.

Area Information

  • Population Size: 44,000
  • County: King/Snohomish

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 18 X  
US Citizen Yes X  
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult See Automatic Disqualifers    
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile See Automatic Disqualifiers    
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Other Candidates must be able to type 40 WPM with 90% Accuracy Rate.


This agency allows out of state testing.
X  
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    
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 3 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc)
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within past 3 years
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
PotentialAll other uses of illegal drugs, including use as a juvenile will be thoroughly evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
PotentialJuvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
AutomaticBeen convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
PotentialAdult felony convictions will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
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.
Financial
AutomaticFailure to pay income tax or child support.
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Current Hiring Status

Current Vacancies: 3

Please visit www.bothellwa.gov to complete an online application.

 

Salary Information

Please visit www.bothellwa.gov for salary and benefit information  

Benefit Information

AFSCME benefits information can be found at www.bothellwa.gov