Law Enforcement Officer Position

Bingen/White Salmon Police Department - Police Officer



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Bingen/White Salmon Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on May 29, 2024
PST Partner Agency since April 26, 2017

Vacancy: 1

Community Information

The cities of Bingen and White Salmon are located in the beautiful Columbia Gorge on the Columbia River.

Area Information

County: Klickitat
Population: 3,500
# of Staff: 6 Officers

Hiring Status

Bingen/White Salmon Police Department - Police Officer has 1 vacancy.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Salary Information

$6025.39 to $7,861.77

Benefit Information

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, annual vacation leave, and monthly holiday pay

Bingen/White Salmon Police Department - Police Officer 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 180 days (~6 months) before or after your passing written exam.

Citizenship US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20

Each applicant will be subject to a thorough background process. The process includes: background investigation, reference checks, fingerprinting, a complete criminal records check, a polygraph examination as well as a psychological evaluation and a medical exam, including drug screening.

Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year

Bingen/White Salmon Police Department - Police Officer 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 10 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc)
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within past 5 years
Automatic 4 or more moving violations in past 1 year
Drug Usage
Automatic Illegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 5 years
Automatic Illegal use of illegal drugs in the last 5 years
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity
Automatic Illegal opiate use
Automatic Hallucinogen use within past 5 years. No more than 2 uses total.
Automatic Illegal use of 2 or more different controlled substances
Potential Other drug use outside these standards will be considered on a case by case basis
Automatic Illegal use of dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose more than 5 times in lifetime, and no use within the past 5 years.
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
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 taxes or child support
Automatic Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Contact Information

Bingen/White Salmon Police Department - Police Officer

PO Box 2139
White Salmon, WA 98672 Klickitat County
(509) 493-1177


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

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