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Bothell Police Department - Police Officer (Entry)
Last updated on November 18, 2019
***NOW HIRING*** Due to the passing of a public safety levy, Bothell PD is hiring 13 officer positions. We are currently accepting applications for Entry Level & BLEA Certified Police Officers. The City of Bothell applies veterans preference points and may also apply additional points for Peace Corps services as well as language skills.
***Lateral Officer Candidates do not need to test with PST, a completed City of Bothell application is all that is needed. The application can be found at www.bothellwa.gov/jobs ***
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 77 commissioned officers and 35 civilian employees. The Department is made up of four major divisions, Operations, Special Operations, Investigations and Support Services. Each division is structured with different units providing many specialty services.
# of Staff:
Bothell Police Department - Police Officer (Entry) has 9 vacancies.
The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on a regular basis.
Number of Current Vacancies: 13
Please visit www.bothellwa.gov for the current salary and benefit information.
Please visit the City of Bothell's Benefits Page for more info!
Bothell Police Department - Police Officer (Entry) Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
|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 conviction.|
|Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile||See Disqualifiers.|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English.|
|Vision Requirements||Correctable to 20/40|
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We only consider the most recent score|
Bothell Police Department - Police Officer (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.