Law Enforcement Officer Position

Asotin County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff



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Asotin County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff

Last updated on October 18, 2021
PST Partner Agency since July 26, 2021

Community Information

National Geographic featured our region in their article, “A Paradise Called The Palouse.” Another beautiful part of our region is the acclaimed “Gateway to Hells Canyon”; The deepest river gorge in the United States. Our region is noted for its forests, agricultural production, scenic beauty, and our unique concentration of higher education institutions in a rural area. Our lifestyles are a mixture of outdoor recreational leisure, community events, arts and festivals. We are bordered by national forests, many wilderness areas, pristine lakes, white water rivers, and rugged canyons. In less than an hour’s drive, you can be fishing, camping, hunting, skiing or sailing.

We also have a wide range of culture. Ethnic and educational advantages include ballet, symphony, theatre, concerts, and university seminars. Pac-12 football, basketball, and the host city for the NAIA World Series headline the athletic events. Many fans also enjoy the complement of other sports played here. Our recreational and cultural opportunities are fantastic...but our business opportunities are too!

Department Information

Our community will recognize the Asotin County Sheriff's Office as a progressive leader and trusted community partner working to make Asotin County a safe, secure, and productive place for people to work, live, and go to school. We will have a solid reputation for respecting individual rights while enforcing the law in an equal and aggressive manner within the laws we enforce. We will be known for operating a tough no frills jail that is clean, meets humanitarian needs, and saves the taxpayer dollars. We will be acknowledged for our commitment to make Asotin County a better place to live and an uncomfortable place for people who break the law.

Area Information

County: Asotin
Population: 22,000
# of Staff: 10

Salary Information

$27.38 plus benefits

Benefit Information

Benefits include, but may not be limited to:




-Life Insurance

Asotin County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination Yes, required
LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) Yes, required

Your physical ability test must be completed 90 days (~3 months) before or after your passing written exam.

Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No adult felony convictions at any time.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year
Request/Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur

Asotin County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff 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
Automatic 1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc.).
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within past 3 years.
Automatic 5 or more moving violations in past 3 years.
Automatic 2 or more at-fault accidents in past 2 years.
Drug Usage
Automatic Illegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 3 year(s).
Automatic Illegal use of illegal drugs in the last 3 year(s).
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Automatic Illegal opiate use.
Automatic Hallucinogen use within past 10 years. No more than 2 uses total.
Automatic Ilegal use of 3 or more different controlled substances.
Potential Other drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
Automatic No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Automatic Any misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Potential Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Automatic 2 or more terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination.

Withdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: criminal conviction or drug usage.

Automatic Been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces.
Automatic Lied during any stage of the hiring process.
Automatic Falsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.
Automatic Previous revocation or denial of (CJTC/POST) certified status, or suspension of current (CJTC/POST) certified status.
Automatic Failure to pay income tax or child support.
Potential Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Contact Information

Asotin County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff

127 2nd Street
Asotin, WA Asotin County


Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: Yes, required
PAT: Yes, required

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