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Chelan County Regional Justice Center - Jail/Corrections
Last updated on August 09, 2021
PST Partner Agency since June 17, 2015
As of February 14, 2019-we are currently establishing an eligibility list as we are anticipating up to 5 openings in the near future.
Wenatchee is a city located in north-central Washington and is the largest city and the county seat of Chelan County. Located at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers near the eastern foothills of the Cascade Range, Wenatchee lies on the western side of the Columbia River, across from the city of East Wenatchee. The Columbia River forms the boundary between Chelan and Douglas County. The Wenatchee Valley and the surrounding areas provide an abundance of sports and recreational activities for any season. There are several facilities including the tennis club, an Olympic size swimming pool, an ice arena, several 18-hole and 9-hole golf courses, a 9-hole disc golf course, and countless baseball diamonds and soccer fields as well as two skateboard parks. There are lots of places to hike, fish and hunt, both birds and larger game. Boating and water recreation are also quite common. Many kayak, windsurf and water-ski on the Columbia. Whitewater rafting and inner-tubing is frequent on the Wenatchee River. In the winter, the mountains near Wenatchee provide great snowmobiling, sledding at Squilchuck State Park, as well as skiing and snowboarding at Mission Ridge (30 minutes drive) and Stevens Pass (1 hour and a half drive). Nordic skiing is available at the Stevens Pass Nordic Center, Leavenworth (25 minute drive), and the Methow Valley (1 hour and 45 minute drive). Wenatchee is home to many performing arts groups including the Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee, the Wenatchee Valley Symphony, Wenatchee Big Band, Columbia Chorale, Wenatchee Valley Appleaires and The Apollo Club, to name a few. Fine artists gather and share their work in shows and among one another. The Wenatchee Valley and the surrounding areas provide an abundance of sports and recreational activities for any season. There are several facilities including the tennis club, an Olympic size swimming pool, an ice arena, several 18-hole and 9-hole golf courses, a 9-hole disc golf course, and countless baseball diamonds and soccer fields as well as two skateboard parks. There are lots of places to hike, fish and hunt, both birds and larger game. Boating and water recreation are also quite common. Many kayak, windsurf and water-ski on the Columbia. Whitewater rafting and inner-tubing is frequent on the Wenatchee River. In the winter, the mountains near Wenatchee provide great snowmobiling, sledding at Squilchuck State Park, as well as skiing and snowboarding at Mission Ridge (30 minutes drive) and Stevens Pass (1 hour and a half drive). Nordic skiing is available at the Stevens Pass Nordic Center, Leavenworth (25 minute drive), and the Methow Valley (1 hour and 45 minute drive).
Chelan County Regional Justice Center (CCRJC) is a 383 bed adult correctional facility, located in the city of Wenatchee that services a population of over 94,000 people and encompasses a geographical area of over 5,000 square miles. CCRJC contracts with numerous cities in Western Washington for available bed space, and collaborates with both the U.S. Marshalls and Washington State's Department of Corrections. Satellite buildings include a 42-bed minimum security facility and a 66-bed direct supervision minimum security facility that houses Work Release and Volunteer Inmate Worker participants. Jail staff facilitates court appearances for inmates scheduled for Chelan and Douglas County Superior and District courts. Participation in Electronic Home Monitoring, School Release, and Work Release is available for court-approved, sentenced offenders. Basic medical, mental health and nutritional needs are met and provided for by support staff. All jail corrections staff are fully trained professionals dedicated to providing public safety.
# of Staff:
Chelan County Regional Justice Center - Jail/Corrections has 5 vacancies.
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 the "rule of three" with the top three candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.
We are currently establishing an eligibility list as we are anticipating up to 5 openings in the near future.
Entry Level from Entry $3,978. - Lateral $4,317. monthly. Salary can be enhanced by education level, specialty assignments, incentives, and longevity.
PSERS retirement, VEBA, Aflac, Mutual of Ohama life insurance, Premera Blue Cross medical, Delta Dental insurance, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program. 96 hours of vacation, up to 112 hours of Kelly time, 96 hours of sick leave, and additional comp time available. Sick and comp hours are eligible for annual buy back. Employees accrue 11 holidays and offer end of the year buy back.
Chelan County Regional Justice Center - Jail/Corrections Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
|LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT)||
Your physical ability test must be completed 90 days (~3 months) before or after your passing written exam.
|Minimum Age||21 years of age.|
|US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident||Yes|
|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|
|Vision Requirements||Correctable to 20/20|
|Other||Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.|
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We consider all the scores from the same applicant|
|Request/Access Scores||On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur|
Chelan County Regional Justice Center - Jail/Corrections 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.
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