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Mill Creek Police Department - POLICE SUPPORT OFFICER


  • Contact Information

    Mill Creek Police Department - POLICE SUPPORT OFFICER
    15728 Main Street
    Mill Creek, Washington 98012
    Phone: 425-337-1115
    Department Website








Agency Added: 03/19/2009 | Last updated: 01/30/2018

Community Information

Incorporated in 1983, the City of Mill Creek is located in Snohomish County, Wash., and is home to nearly 20,000 people. Mill Creek is a physically active community with 10 attractive neighborhood and community parks, more than 23 miles of nature trails, and recreational facilities that support diverse recreational opportunities. A vibrant, safe and friendly community, Mill Creek is a great destination for shopping and gathering. The award-winning Mill Creek Town Center and other business developments feature many fine retail shops and restaurants. Mill Creek offers an exceptional community experience, where natural beauty is preserved, neighborhoods flourish, businesses thrive and recreational opportunities abound. Mill Creek provides a hometown atmosphere with the culture and many of the amenities of urban living. The city is dedicated to providing exceptional public services to preserve and enhance the community’s quality of life.

Department Information

The Mill Creek Police Department was formed in 1985 with 5 full-time sworn personnel. The department has grown to 26 full-time officers consisting of a Police Chief, an Operations Commander, 4 Sergeants, 1 Detective Sergeant, 2 Detectives, 1 School Resource Officer & 16 officers assigned to patrol. Officers assigned to the Patrol Division work 12-hour shifts. Support staff members include a Support Services Manager, 2 Records Technicians, 1 Records Specialist, 1 Police Support Officer, and a part-time Property/Evidence Technician. Since inception, the focus of the department has been on quality service to the community. A high degree of police visibility and interaction with the citizens is the number one priority of the department. The Mill Creek Police Department is an active partner in local, county, and state education and enforcement programs.

Area Information

  • Population Size: 20,470
  • County: Snohomish

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 Must meet physical requirements for acceptance to Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Corrections Officer Academy.   X
Basic Corrections Academy Certification Must successfully complete Corrections Officer Academy after hire    
Other Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.

This agency does not allow out of state testing.
   
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider all the scores from the same applicant    

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
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.
AutomaticAny juvenile felony conviction.
AutomaticBeen convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.

Current Hiring Status

Number of Current Vacancies: 0

After oral board interviews are conducted on an as-needed basis, a ranked eligibility list is presented to the Civil Service Commission for certification. An individual candidate's ranking may change when other candidates are added to or removed from the ranked eligibility list. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of five" with the top five candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.

Salary Information

2014:  $3,728 - 4,906 per month.

Benefit Information

Medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, accidental death & life insurance; vacation and sick leave accrual; 11 paid holidays per year; Social Security replacement program (MEBT); retirement benefits through Washington State Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).