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Medina Police Department - Lateral


  • Contact Information

    Medina Police Department - Lateral
    501 Evergreen Point Road
    Medina, Washington 98039
    Phone: 425-233-6420
    Department Website

Agency Added: 06/07/2017 | Last updated: 06/07/2017

Community Information

The City of Medina is a unique and picturesque suburban community on the eastern shore of beautiful Lake Washington with breathtaking views of the water and Mount Rainier.

Department Information

The Medina Police Department offers unusual opportunities for training and professional enrichment in a setting that demands mature interpersonal, problem-solving, and community-oriented policing skills. The Police Department's commitment to excellence provides officers with a challenging range of duties and responsibilities designed to provide the highest level of public service to the community, while encouraging professional growth and achievement. Various duties offered include Patrol, Investigation, Traffic, Bicycle Patrol & Evidence/Identification.

Area Information

  • Population Size: 3,000
  • County: King

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 X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None. X  
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20 X  
Prior Experience Requirement Minimum 2 years full time law enforcement experience required. X  
Other Candidates are not required to pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test.

This agency does not allow out of state testing.
   
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    

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
PotentialReviewed on individual basis.
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 10 years.
AutomaticIllegal use of illegal drugs in the last 10 years.
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticIllegal opiate use.
AutomaticHallucinogen use within past 10 years.
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
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.
AutomaticBeen convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statute.
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
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 and selection as vacancies occur.

Number of current vacancies: 1

Salary Information

$6938 - $7285 per month, depending on education and experience. Up to an additional 5% after twenty-four (24) months of satisfactory service and up to an additional 10% after thirty-six (36) months in Exemplary Service Pay. Holiday pay for 12 designated holidays. 4% night shift differential and 2% longevity pay for every four years of service up to 6%.

Benefit Information

Medical, dental & vision insurance, $250.00 matching deferred compensation, tuition reimbursement, state retirement (LEOFF), life insurance.