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Quincy Police Department


  • Contact Information

    Quincy Police Department
    223 1st Ave SW
    Quincy, Washington 98848
    Phone: 509-787-4718
    Department Website

Agency Added: 11/07/2011 | Last updated: 08/22/2018

Community Information

Quincy is located near the center of Washington State just 10 miles North of I-90. Quincy is the gateway to the Wenatchee Valley, Leavenworth and the Okanogan Valley if you are traveling from the South or East. Tourism is a major part of our economy. The Gorge Amphitheater, which draws an estimated 3,000 to 20,000 people per concert, is located 10 miles southwest of Quincy. Sunland Estates summer homes and the Crescent Bar Recreation area all add to our tourism along with the already available hunting, fishing, rock climbing and boating.

Department Information

The Quincy Police Department's motto is "In partnership with the community we serve".

Area Information

  • Population Size: 7270

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 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 & Write the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20   X
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Must qualify under the Washington Crimal Justice Training Commission's standards for attendance at Commission sponsored schools.    
Other Be in good health.

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:

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
Driving
Automatic1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc).
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within past 5 years.
Automatic3 or more moving violations in past 3 years.
Automatic2 or more at-fault accidents in past 3 years.
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 3 years.
AutomaticIllegal use of illegal drugs in the last 3 years, except marijuana.
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
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.
AutomaticBeen convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statute.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
Employment
Automatic3 or more terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination.
AutomaticWithdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: untruthfulness, refusal to submit to polygraph.
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 current (CJTC/POST) certified status.
Financial
AutomaticFailure to pay income tax or child support.
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

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 and selection as vacancies occur.

Number of Current Vacancies: 1

Salary Information

2017 - $4,074.17 - $5,601.14

2018 - $4,237.14 - $5,825.19

2019 - $4,406.62 - $6,239.95

2020 - $4,582.89 - $6,180.52

 

Lateral applicants are strongly encourage to apply. $5,000.00 signing bonus. $2,500.00 due upon signing and the additional $2,500.00 after one year of employment. 

If interested please contact Civil Service Secretary Laura Camacho at 509-787-3523 extension 226 or by email at lcamacho@quincywashington.us

 

Benefit Information

Annual leave, sick leave, 11 paid holidays, longevity, education incentive, competitive employee/dependent benefit package.  Longevity and education incentive is calculated on percentage of base salary.

Residency bonus of $2500 paid over two years.