Law Enforcement Officer Position

Bremerton Police Department - Police Officer



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Bremerton Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on July 15, 2021
PST Partner Agency since December 27, 2013

Vacancies: 7

Important Information

In order to be invited to the Oral Examinations candidates must pass the physical and written tests, and then complete a City of Bremerton Application (with personal résumé.)  Candidates can apply at

Area Information

County: Kitsap
Population: 39,650
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

Bremerton Police Department - Police Officer has 7 vacancies.

There are currently 5 open positions. 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 & selection as vacancies occur.

Salary Information

$35.63 hourly

Benefit Information

Medical/Dental/LEOFF II Retirement/Deffered Comp Match/HRA/VEBA Contribution.

Bremerton 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 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 High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
Driver's License Required A valid Washington State driver’s license with a good driving record is required.
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Mandatory Academy Rejection.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Read, speak and write the English language.
Vision Requirements Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus with or without corrective lenses.
College Requirement No
Other Upon passing the written and physical ability tests, applicants must complete a City of Bremerton Application (with personal résumé.). Candidates can apply at
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score
Request/Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur

Bremerton 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 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc).
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within past 5 years.
Potential 3 or more moving violations in past 5 years.
Potential 2 or more at-fault accidents in past 5 years.
Drug Usage
Automatic Illegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 8 years.
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Automatic Illegal opiate use.
Automatic No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Potential Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Automatic Withdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: Deceptive results of a truth verification examination concerning the applicant's background. Evidence that the applicant has willfully omitted pertinent information; provided false or misleading information during the application process or in written application or statement of personal history, or has cheated during any phase of testing during application process.
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.

Contact Information

Bremerton Police Department - Police Officer

345 6th Street, Suite 100
Bremerton, WA 98337 Kitsap County
(360) 473-5846


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

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