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Okanogan County Sheriff's Office - Communication Officer/Dispatcher


  • Contact Information

    Okanogan County Sheriff's Office - Communication Officer/Dispatcher
    149 North 4th Avenue
    Okanogan, Washington 98840
    Phone: 509-422-7232
    Department Website

Agency Added: 03/10/2010 | Last updated: 11/21/2017

Community Information

http://www.okanogancounty.org/

Department Information

http://okanogansheriff.org/

Area Information

  • Population Size: 43,600
  • County: Okanogan

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 18 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 Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis X  
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Other Candidates must be able to type 35 WPM with 90% Accuracy Rate.


This agency allows out of state testing.
X  
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.
PotentialJuvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
Employment
AutomaticLied during any stage of the hiring process.
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.

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 & selection as vacancies occur.

Number of Current Vacancies: 1 or more.  Current roster has expired.

Salary Information

From $3,204 to $4,201 depending on experience.  Position salary increases 2% every 6 months. Also, increases may occur with Veteran status as well as time served in a previous like position and or educational studies in the related field.

Benefit Information

Medical, dental, vision, life, long term disability. Union position.