Law Enforcement Officer Position

Bremerton Police Department - Police Officer

 

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The information herein is provided by the respective agency and is only as accurate and as up-to-date as the agency representative(s) update this information. PST is not responsible for the veracity of this data as it is provided directly from the agency. It is ultimately the applicant's responsibility to verify any information about the agency with the agency.

Bremerton Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on October 06, 2019

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 http://www.bremertonwa.gov/169/Current-Jobs.

Community Information

Located on the beautiful west side of Puget Sound, Bremerton, is the largest city in Kitsap County and gateway to the Olympic Peninsula. Bremerton is one of downtown Seattle's closest neighborhoods, only an hour away by ferry. The City of Bremerton is staffed by employees with a common goal of providing a wide range of vital services to all our citizens. The City operates under a Council/Mayor form of government. The City provides all general government services, including police, fire, emergency medical, street maintenance, public works, parks and recreation, planning services, and also manages a tournament quality golf course. Bremerton is committed to cultivating an open environment where employees are encouraged to be innovative and look for better ways to get the job done.

Department Information

The mission of the Bremerton Police Department is to coordinate and lead efforts within the community to preserve the public peace, protect the rights of persons and safeguard property, prevent crime and provide quality public safety services.


The Bremerton Police Department is a WASPC Accredited Agency and is responsible for the maintenance of public order, responding to incidents of criminal activity, traffic control, criminal investigations, crime prevention, Homeland Security issues and other related public service. The Department currently consists of 2 captains, 3 lieutenants, 8 sergeants, 8 corporals, 37 officers, and 14 civilian personnel.

Area Information

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

Hiring Status

There are currently 2 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

$34.33 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
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 Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.

This agency allows out of state testing.

Upon passing the written and physical ability tests, applicants must complete a City of Bremerton Application (with personal résumé.). Candidates can apply at http://www.bremertonwa.gov/169/Current-Jobs.
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
Driving
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.
Employment
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

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