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Coulee Dam Police Department - LATERAL


  • Contact Information

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

Agency Added: 07/05/2016 | Last updated: 03/16/2017

Community Information

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

Department Information

Three 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 Yes X  
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License   X
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None    
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None. X  
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Must meet LEOFF II standards.    
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Must have successfully completed a State Basic Police academy. Out of state applicants will be required to succesfully complete a WSCJTC Lateral academy upon employment. X  
Prior Experience Requirement Minimum of one year of continuous law enforcement employment at a municipal, county or state law enforcement agency as a police officer performing the essential duties on patrol, and no more than 18 months break in service. X  
Other Lateral applicants are not required to take the physical ability test.

This agency allows out of state testing for lateral candidates only.
   
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider all the scores from the same applicant X  
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur X  

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 5 years.
AutomaticYou have been convicted of D.U.I. (Driving Under the Influence of alcohol/drugs) within the last 3 years or have two or more D.U.I. convictions. A diversion or similar action is the same as a conviction.
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 3 year(s).
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticIllegal opiate use.
AutomaticIllegal use of 1 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.
AutomaticAny type of Hallucinogen Use.
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.
PotentialEver been fired or terminated from a position with a city, county, state or federal law enforcement agency.
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 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