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Mattawa Police Department - LATERAL

  • Contact Information

    Mattawa Police Department - LATERAL
    PO Box 965
    Mattawa, Washington 99349
    Phone: 509-932-4112
    Department Website

Agency Added: 10/18/2016 | Last updated: 11/15/2016

Community Information

Mattawa is located on the Columbia River, south of Vantage. The main industries in the area are agricultural based. The weather is mild most of the year. The area is great for hunting and fishing and water activities.

Department Information

N/A

Area Information

  • Population Size: 5,500

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 Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis X  
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Must have successfully completed a State Basic Police academy. Out of state applicants will be required to successfully complete a WSCJTC equivalency academy upon employment. X  
Prior Experience Requirement Must have successfully completed probation as a full time commissioned law enforcement officer. X  
Other Bilingual Spanish speaking skills are preferred, but not required.    
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year    
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 the last 3 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc.)
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within past 3 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 3 years. No more than 0 uses total.
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
AutomaticIllegal use of dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose more than 2 times in lifetime, and no use within the past 3 years.
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 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
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Current Hiring Status

Number of current openings: 1
Spanish bilingual preferred.

Salary Information

 D.O.E.

Benefit Information

We provide medical insurance, dental insurance and vision insurance.

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