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Orting Police Department - Lateral

  • Contact Information

    Orting Police Department - Lateral
    P.O. Box 489 / 401 Washington Ave S
    Orting, Washington 98360
    Phone: 360-893-3111
    Department Website

Agency Added: 11/28/2017 | Last updated: 08/07/2018

Community Information

Orting is a growing community with a population of 7,300 people. The city is experiencing significant growth and will grow to approximately 8,000 to 10,000 people in the next 5-10 years.

Department Information

The Orting Police Department is made up of nine officer positions (one of which is a School Resource Officer and one detective), one Lieutenant and one Chief position. (Currently, a total of twelve full time), and one Reserve Officer. Also an evidence technician and a civilian records manager, along with volunteer individuals, assist the department in its mission.

Area Information

  • Population Size: 7,300
  • County: Pierce

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 Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None. X  
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20 X  
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Must have successfully completed the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Academy or have successfully completed a Federal Law Enforcement Academy, or have successfully completed the Academy with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and have successfully passed their required probationary period. X  
Prior Experience Requirement Must have worked in the law enforcement field a minimum of 240 hours within the last two-year period and as a level 3 independent officer for at least the past six months. Can only be out of Law Enforcement a period of one year. X  
Other This agency does not allow out of state testing.    
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    

Current Hiring Status

The Orting Civil Service has certified a lateral list for the current opening.  A personal history statement (PHS) must be available via the Public Safety Testing website for the Orting Police Department to consider an applicant.

Salary Information

Salary range - hourly $28.83 - $33.42 per hour (DOQ). Annual = $ 59,966.40 to $ 69, 513.60 (before incentives – education, specialty, longevity, etc.).

Benefit Information

Education incentive of 2.5% for AA or two years of college; or 5% for BA or four years of college, 7.5% for Masters Degree, longevity and other premium pays.

Full benefit package for full time staff. Medical is AWC Group Health, Police retirement is through the LEOFF-2 system.