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Mukilteo Police Department

  • Contact Information

    Mukilteo Police Department
    10500 47th PL W
    Mukilteo, Washington 98275
    Phone: (425) 263-8003
    Department Website

Agency Added: 11/07/2011 | Last updated: 11/15/2018

Community Information

Mukilteo is a predominately residential community of 6.3 square miles located 27 miles north of Seattle and adjacent to the City of Everett, and Puget Sound. We are bound by water on the north and west and by Paine Field Airport on the east. Paine Field Airport is a general aviation airport and home to the Boeing Company's Everett Commercial Aircraft Facility. Mukilteo is the home to the historic 1906 Mukilteo Light Station and has amenities including quaint shopping areas, restaurants, financial institutions and several parks and open spaces for recreational opportunities.

Department Information

The Police Department provides services for the protection of persons and property. These activities include general law enforcement, criminal investigations, animal control, and emergency service coordination and support. The Department includes 1 Chief, 1 Commander, 5 Sergeants, 4 Corporals, 12 Officers, 3 Detectives, 1 Community Service Officer, 2 Community Service Officer-Rangers, and 4 Support Services staff.

Specialty unit assignments include: Crime Prevention, Traffic, Detectives, Administrative Coordinator and Corporals. Collateral duties include: Rangemaster/Armorer, FTO, Bicycle Patrol, Recruiting/Hiring, Public Information Officer, Regional Intelligence Group, and Quartermaster. We have officers certified as instructors in the following areas: EVOC , Less Lethal, OC, Taser, Firearms, Field Training Officer, Criminal Law, and Defensive Tactics.

Area Information

  • Population Size: 20,360
  • 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 Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis X  
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20   X
Other To be considered, candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or a lawful permanent resident. Lawful permanent residents are non-citizens who are lawfully authorized to live permanently within the United States. All candidates selected for employment with the City of Mukilteo will be required per law to provide documentation of eligibility to work in the United States.

Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.

This agency allows out of state testing.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur    

Agency Disqualifiers:


Category Disqualifier
AutomaticOne or more traffic crime convictions in last Three years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc).
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within past Three years.
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticIllegal opiate use.
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
AutomaticAny misdemeanor convictions, 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.
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 certified status, or suspension of current CJTC certified status.
AutomaticFailure to pay income tax or child support.
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Current Hiring Status

Eligible Lists are established and certified by the Civil Service Commission. The top three candidates are referred to the Chief for an interview and selection. As candidates withdraw or are disqualified, the next candidate on the list is considered. This results in the Chief having up to three candidates to chose from.

Hiring classifications: Entry (no BLEA, no experience), Exceptional (attending BLEA or graduate and less than 24 months civilian law enforcement experience), or Lateral (BLEA graduate and at least 24 months civilian law enforcement experience).

Salary Information

2018 wages: $5,443.22 - $7,030.95 per month

2019 Pay Scale: $5,553.82 - $7,173.31 per month

Education pay:
2% for AA or equivalent credit hours
4% for BA/BS


1% = 5 Years of Service

2% = 10 Years of Service

3% = 15 Years of Service

4% = 20 years of Service

Specialty Pay:
5% Detective
5% Crime Prevention
5% FTO
5% Corporal

Benefit Information

12 paid holidays/year
108-176 hours vacation/year
Bereavement/emergency leave and military leave
Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance for employee and dependents
457 contribution by City 
City-provided life insurance equal to annual salary
Deferred Compensation (457) Plans available 
State LEOFF II retirement system
Tuition reimbursement program
All uniforms and equipment provided and maintained by the City
City provided uniform dry-cleaning
Popular 12-hour patrol schedule with a 3-day weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) every other week