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Warden Police Department

  • Contact Information

    Warden Police Department
    121 S. Main St.
    Warden, Washington 98857
    Phone: 509-793-1300
    Department Website

Agency Added: 06/28/2018 | Last updated: 10/23/2018

Community Information

The City of Warden is a family orientated agri-business community. The Warden Schools are located within town, and is on one large campus with a student population of 1,000 students. Hunting and fishing are available for the adults, and sports, music and youth activities are available for the children.

Department Information

The Warden Police Department employees 4 full-time sworn officers, and 1 full-time police clerk, and a part-time Code Enforcement Officer.

Area Information

  • County: Grant
  • Population: 2,550

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age Minimum of 21 years of age.   X
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US citizen or lawful permanent resident.   X
High School Grad/ GED Must be a high school graduate or posses a GED.   X
Driver's License Required Must posses a valid Washington Driver's License.   X
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No felony convictions.    
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile No felony convictions.    
College Requirement No    
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 the 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
Drug Usage
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
PotentialWill be considered on case by case basis.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
AutomaticAny misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
AutomaticJuvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
AutomaticBeen convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
Employment
AutomaticBeen dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces.
Financial
AutomaticFailure to pay income tax or child support.
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Current Hiring Status

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 three" with the top three candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.

Current number of vacancies: 1

Salary Information

$40,077 per year or $21.19 per hour for entry level officers. Step program for the 1st four years, then a longevity increase at 5, 10 and 15 years.

Benefit Information

100% Health, Dental and Vision is provided by the City. Family members are included at a 90/10 cost share with the city paying 90% of the benefit, and the employee paying 10%.