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Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Corrections Officer / Dispatcher


  • Contact Information

    Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Corrections Officer / Dispatcher
    404 Sinclair Street
    P.O. Box 367
    Davenport, Washington 99122
    Phone: (509)725-3501
    Department Website

Agency Added: 08/08/2016 | Last updated: 08/31/2017

Community Information

Lincoln County is 2339 square miles in size and is bordered by Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area on the north. This border creates a unique opportunity for many outdoor recreational opportunities including boating, fishing and camping. Lincoln County with its 4 seasons and rural setting offers something for every outdoor sportsman including hunting, hiking, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing. Additionally Lincoln County is an easy 35 miles from downtown Spokane, with its unique shops, malls, theaters, and fine dining.

Department Information

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is comprised of two divisions, the Patrol Division and the Corrections/Communication Division. The Corrections/Communications Division has 9 Corrections/Communications Deputies under the supervision of the 911 Coordinator and Jail Superintendent. Duties of the Corrections/Communications Division include answer 911 emergency and non-emergency business line calls, process calls for service and dispatch to responding units, records management; booking, releasing, and custodial maintenance of tribal, county, state and federal inmates in a correctional facility.

Area Information

  • County: Lincoln
  • Population: 10,000
  • # of Staff : 25

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 Must possess valid Washington State Driver’s License.   X
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No record of any felony convictions. X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile No record of any felony convictions. X  
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Must be able to read and write the English language. X  
Vision Requirements Vision correctable to 20 / 20.   X
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification No    
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 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc).
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within past 3 years.
Automatic5 or more moving violations in past 3 years.
Automatic2 or more at-fault accidents in past 2 years.
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 3 years.
AutomaticIllegal use of illegal drugs in the last 3 years.
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.
AutomaticIllegal use of 3 or more different controlled substances.
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
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 statute.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
Employment
Automatic2 or more terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination
AutomaticWithdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: criminal conviction or drug usage.
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

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 openings : 1

Salary Information

$3,410 - $4,429 per month plus differential and longevity.

Benefit Information

Employees are covered under medical/vision/dental.