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The Evergreen State College Police Department - Communications Officer/Dispatcher


  • Contact Information

    The Evergreen State College Police Department - Communications Officer/Dispatcher

    2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
    Olympia, Washington 98505
    Department Website

Agency Added: 01/19/2017 | Last updated: 08/29/2017

Community Information

The Evergreen State College Police Department serves The Evergreen State College Campus and surrounding area. Campus population: 5,000-6,000.

Department Information

The Evergreen State College Police Department is an excellent place to work. We are commissioned, professional, campus police officers with the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students, visitors, faculty, and staff, on a daily basis. The Department is actively involved in the community we protect and serve. Although our calls for service may be different than larger police agencies, we handle a variety of calls that require a high competency level. We take our oath of office, mission, and core values seriously and are a values based organization that takes pride in the high level of service we offer to our community.

Visit our website at http://www.evergreen.edu/policeservices.

Area Information

  • Thurston County

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
US Citizen Must provide proof of identity and employment eligibility within three days of beginning work.   X
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Felony conviction(s) as an adult will disqualify X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Felony conviction(s) as a juvenile will be reviewed carefully on a case by case basis    
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Must possess the ability to read, speak, and write the English language X  
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    
Multiple Scores From Same Applicant We consider all scores from the same applicant X  
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
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
PotentialAll illegal drug use will be closely scrutinized on a case by case basis.
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.
PotentialBeen convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
PotentialUnlawful sexual misconduct.
Employment
PotentialBeen dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces.
PotentialAll other employment issues will be carefully reviewed.
Financial
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.
PotentialFailure to pay child support.
Other
PotentialExposed tattoo's that could show bias, prejudice, or discrimination must be able to be covered at all times.

Current Hiring Status

We are accepting scores from PST and applications for employment through the college’s online application system https://evergreen.edu/employment on an open continuous basis. You must receive a passing score from PST and submit an application for employment with the college (in either order) to be considered for an oral board interview.

Salary Information

Communications Officer 1: $3,146 to $4,179 per month
Communications Officer 2: $3,450 to $4,611 per month
Communications Officer 3: $3,790 to $5,089 per month

Benefit Information

Excellent medical, dental, retirement, disability, and life insurance benefits. Generous paid leave and holidays. Access to college facilities including the Recreation Center, Children's Center, Library, and on-campus dining. Tuition waivers and discounts, plus release time to attend classes. Wellness activities, training options, and employee assistance services.