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Coulee Dam Police Department

  • Contact Information

    Coulee Dam Police Department
    300 Lincoln Ave
    Coulee Dam, Washington 99116
    Phone: 509-633-0320
    Department Website

Agency Added: 07/05/2016 | Last updated: 01/22/2019

Community Information

Coulee Dam was officially incorporated as a town on February 26th, 1959.

Department Information

Two full time positions, including the Chief of Police, rotating shifts.

Area Information

  • County: Okanogan County, Douglas County and Grant County
  • Population: 1,100
  • # of staff: 3

Agency Requirements:

Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 21   X
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident. 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. X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis   X
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20 X  
College Requirement No    
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Candidate must pass the Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification within the candidate's first year of hire.    
Other Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness & Abilities Test (PFAT) for this agency.   X
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    

Current Hiring Status

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on as 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.

Salary Information

$20.94 - $28.56/ hour

Benefit Information

Medical - Dental - Vision - Family Plans