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Bothell Police Department - Dispatcher (Entry)
Last updated on February 13, 2020
An online application through the City of Bothell is required.
The City of Bothell may apply additional points for Peace Corps services as well as language skills.
The City of Bothell has a growing population of approximately 44,000 residents and encompasses an area of over 12 square miles. The City is just 11 miles north of Seattle and is located at the northern tip of Lake Washington. Centrally located in the Puget Sound Region, Bothell is within easy access to Seattle, Bellevue and Everett. While the Puget Sound region is legendary for its natural beauty, outdoor recreation, and cultural enrichment, the City of Bothell prides itself for its high quality of life with excellent schools, beautiful parks, safe neighborhoods, and professional city management. The City is home to several nationally known high-tech and biomedical companies and is also host to the University of Washington/Bothell Campus as well as Cascadia Community College. The City is committed to maintaining its "home town" atmosphere, while managing its growth responsibily to ensure a high quality of life for now and well into the future.
The City of Bothell Police Department's mission is to protect life and property through professional service and a proactive partnership with our community. The Bothell Police Department has 65 commissioned officers and 29 civilian employees. The Department is made up of four major divisions, Patrol Operations, Risk Management, Major Crimes Investigations and Support Services. Each division is structured with different units providing many specialty services.
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Bothell Police Department - Dispatcher (Entry) has 2 vacancies.
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Bothell Police Department - Dispatcher (Entry) Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
|US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident||Yes|
|High School Grad/ GED||Yes|
|Driver's License Required||Yes|
|Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult||See Automatic Disqualifers|
|Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile||See Automatic Disqualifiers|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Yes|
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We only consider the most recent score|
|Request/ Access Scores||On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur|
|Dispatch Typing Test||40 WPM; 90% Accuracy|
Bothell Police Department - Dispatcher (Entry) 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.