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Jefferson County Sheriff's Office - Lateral


  • Contact Information

    Jefferson County Sheriff's Office - Lateral
    79 Elkins Road

    Port Hadlock, Washington 98339
    Phone: 360-385-3831
    Department Website

Agency Added: 05/04/2015 | Last updated: 03/01/2018

Community Information

Beautiful Jefferson County is located on the northern end of the Olympic Peninsula, west and across the Puget Sound from Seattle. Population is approx. 26,000 and the county is approx. 480 sq. miles. Historic Port Townsend is the county seat.

Department Information

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is one of the oldest in the State of Washington. The department currently has approximately 60 employees, both commissioned and civilian.

Area Information

  • Population: 26,000
  • County: Jefferson

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 21 X  
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None    
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.    
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.   X
College Requirement Post-secondary education in a law enforcement field is desirable, but not required. X  
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Must be a graduate of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Academy, certified as eligible to hold a police commission in the State of Washington, or must be able to meet Washington State Equivalency requirements within six months of hire. X  
Prior Experience Requirement Must have at least two years of law enforcement experience as a full time police officer with a recognized law enforcement agency and have been employed within the last 12 months. X  
Other Lateral applicants are not required to take the physical ability test.

One (1) current position open at this time. Test score and Letter of Intent must be received on or before June 5, 2015, by Julie Shannon at Jefferson County, P.O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or email to jshannon@co.jefferson.wa.us.

This agency allows out of state testing.
   
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    

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
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticIllegal opiate use.
AutomaticHallucinogen use within past 10 years. No more than 2 uses total.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
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.
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: 1

Salary Information

Salary Range: $4943 to $6024 per month. Position also includes outpost premium pay and/or housing.

Benefit Information

Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for employees and their families through collective bargaining, Retirement through the State of Washington, Deferred plans are available. Vacation, Sick and holiday leave are determined through collective bargaining.