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Chelan County Regional Justice Center - JAIL/CORRECTIONS


  • Contact Information

    Chelan County Regional Justice Center - JAIL/CORRECTIONS
    401 Washington St. Level 2
    Wenatchee, Washington 98801
    Phone: (509) 667-6462
    Department Website

Agency Added: 06/18/2015 | Last updated: 10/05/2018

Community Information

Wenatchee is a city located in north-central Washington and is the largest city and the county seat of Chelan County. Located at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers near the eastern foothills of the Cascade Range, Wenatchee lies on the western side of the Columbia River, across from the city of East Wenatchee. The Columbia River forms the boundary between Chelan and Douglas County. The Wenatchee Valley and the surrounding areas provide an abundance of sports and recreational activities for any season. There are several facilities including the tennis club, an Olympic size swimming pool, an ice arena, several 18-hole and 9-hole golf courses, a 9-hole disc golf course, and countless baseball diamonds and soccer fields as well as two skateboard parks. There are lots of places to hike, fish and hunt, both birds and larger game. Boating and water recreation are also quite common. Many kayak, windsurf and water-ski on the Columbia. Whitewater rafting and inner-tubing is frequent on the Wenatchee River. In the winter, the mountains near Wenatchee provide great snowmobiling, sledding at Squilchuck State Park, as well as skiing and snowboarding at Mission Ridge (30 minutes drive) and Stevens Pass (1 hour and a half drive). Nordic skiing is available at the Stevens Pass Nordic Center, Leavenworth (25 minute drive), and the Methow Valley (1 hour and 45 minute drive). Wenatchee is home to many performing arts groups including the Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee, the Wenatchee Valley Symphony, Wenatchee Big Band, Columbia Chorale, Wenatchee Valley Appleaires and The Apollo Club, to name a few. Fine artists gather and share their work in shows and among one another. The Wenatchee Valley and the surrounding areas provide an abundance of sports and recreational activities for any season. There are several facilities including the tennis club, an Olympic size swimming pool, an ice arena, several 18-hole and 9-hole golf courses, a 9-hole disc golf course, and countless baseball diamonds and soccer fields as well as two skateboard parks. There are lots of places to hike, fish and hunt, both birds and larger game. Boating and water recreation are also quite common. Many kayak, windsurf and water-ski on the Columbia. Whitewater rafting and inner-tubing is frequent on the Wenatchee River. In the winter, the mountains near Wenatchee provide great snowmobiling, sledding at Squilchuck State Park, as well as skiing and snowboarding at Mission Ridge (30 minutes drive) and Stevens Pass (1 hour and a half drive). Nordic skiing is available at the Stevens Pass Nordic Center, Leavenworth (25 minute drive), and the Methow Valley (1 hour and 45 minute drive).

Department Information

Chelan County Regional Justice Center (CCRJC) is a 383 bed adult correctional facility, located in the city of Wenatchee that services a population of over 94,000 people and encompasses a geographical area of over 5,000 square miles. CCRJC contracts with numerous cities in Western Washington for available bed space, and collaborates with both the U.S. Marshalls and Washington State's Department of Corrections. Satellite buildings include a 42-bed minimum security facility and a 66-bed direct supervision minimum security facility that houses Work Release and Volunteer Inmate Worker participants. Jail staff facilitates court appearances for inmates scheduled for Chelan and Douglas County Superior and District courts. Participation in Electronic Home Monitoring, School Release, and Work Release is available for court-approved, sentenced offenders. Basic medical, mental health and nutritional needs are met and provided for by support staff. All jail corrections staff are fully trained professionals dedicated to providing public safety.

Area Information

  • Population Size: 73,967
  • County: Chelan

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 21 years of age.   X
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident Yes 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 Correctable to 20/20 X  
College Requirement No    
Other Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.

This agency allows 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
Driving
AutomaticOne (1) or more traffic crime convictions in the past five (5) years (DWI. Suspended, Reckless, etc.).
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within the past five (5) years.
AutomaticFive (5) or more moving violations in the past two (2) years.
AutomaticTwo (2) or more at-fault accidents in the past two (2) years.
PotentialA negligent driving conviction is considered on a case-by-case basis.
Drug Usage
AutomaticUse of illegal drugs in the past three (3) years.
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticIllegal LSD or opiate use.
AutomaticHallucinogen use within the past ten (10) years. No more than three (3) uses total.
AutomaticIllegal use of three (3) or more controlled substances.
AutomaticIllegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
AutomaticIllegal use of dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose more than three (3) times in a lifetime, and ANY use within the past ten (10) years.
AutomaticUse of marijuana within the past three (3) years.
PotentialOther drug use and exposure, outside these standards, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticANY adult felony conviction.
AutomaticANY misdemeanor, or felony conviction, while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticConviction of any crime under a domestic violence statute.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions as well as juvenile felony convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Employment
AutomaticTwo (2) or more terminations or leaving employment in lieu of termination.
AutomaticWithdrawn from consideration for any law enforcement, fire, corrections, or dispatch employment because of Criminal Conviction and/or Drug Usage.
AutomaticDishonorable discharge from the United Stated Armed Forces.
AutomaticDishonesty during any stage of the hiring process.
AutomaticFalsification of application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during the hiring process.
AutomaticPrevious revocation/denial of any CJTC/PST 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

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

We are currently establishing an eligibility list as we are anticipating up to 10 openings in the near future.

Salary Information

Entry Level from $3,729.87 - $4,317.80. Salary can be enhanced by education level, specialty assignments, incentives, and longevity.

Benefit Information

PSERS retirement, VEBA, Aflac, Mutual of Ohama life insurance, Premera Blue Cross medical, Delta Dental insurance, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program. 96 hours of vacation, up to 112 hours of Kelly time, 96 hours of sick leave, and additional comp time available. Sick and comp hours are eligible for annual buy back. Employees accrue 11 holidays and offer end of the year buy back.