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Burlington Police Department - Police Officer
Last updated on October 10, 2019
Burlington is the "hub" of Skagit County. Located along Interstate 5, north of Mt Vernon. Agriculture provides a major employment base. The city has industrial development land close to the freeway and the Port of Skagit County regional airport. Burlington is the site of a major shopping mall with a multi-plex movie theatre, a large factory outlet center,and a thriving downtown business district. Just north of Burlington there is a casino and hotel/convention center. Burlington-Edison School District has five elementary schools, one high school. Skagit Speedway is just north of the city. Skagit Golf and Country Club, as well as the public 27-hole Avalon Golf Course are just outside the city limits.
Our department currently has 27 commissioned officers. Of those officers, we have a Chief, Assistant Chief, Commander, 4 Sergeants, 1 Detective Sergeant, 3 detectives, 1 Community Resource Officer, and Community Service Officer. We have 3 records personnel, one Evidence Technician and 1 Administrative Assistant. Our patrol vehicles are set up with MDTs including Spillman Public Safety software. Specialty positions include SWAT, CNT, DT, Taser Instructor, EVOC, Active Threat Instructor, Bicycle patrol and Firearm Instructor. Patrol is scheduled for 12 hour shifts.
Population: 8,400 residents
# of Staff:
Number of current openings: 4
$5,583.54 - $6,655.31 monthly
Medical, Dental and Vision. We also have an education benefit and holiday pay. We offer FTO, DT, and Range Master pay.
Burlington Police Department - Police Officer 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||None.|
|Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile||None.|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Yes|
Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.
This agency allows out of state testing.
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We only consider the most recent score|
Burlington 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.