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Orting Police Department

  • Contact Information

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

Agency Added: 04/26/2005 | Last updated: 02/12/2018

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 Yes 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 & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20 X  
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Prefer graduation from a WCJTC sponsored reserve academy is PREFERRED, not required.    
Prior Experience Requirement Minimum six months as a police officer and/or reserve police officer and/or military police officer is PREFERRED, not required.    
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 only consider the most recent score    

Current Hiring Status

Currently one opening exist.  The Civil Service Commission is compiling an entry level list.  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.). 

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.


Benefit Information

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