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Okanogan County Sheriff's Office - JAIL/CORRECTIONS


  • Contact Information

    Okanogan County Sheriff's Office - JAIL/CORRECTIONS
    149 4th North
    Okanogan, Washington 98840
    Phone: 509-422-7230
    Department Website

Agency Added: 11/07/2011 | Last updated: 12/04/2017

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 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 Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis X  
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Other 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 consider all the scores from the same applicant    
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur    

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
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
PotentialJuvenile felony conviction 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 (CJTC/POST) certified status.

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 vacancies: 4 possibly 5 by the end of 2017

 

Salary Information

Entry level salary starts at $3,457 with a 2% increase every 6 months and a 5% step increase each year. Also, possible increases based on service time and Veterans preference.

Benefit Information

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