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Chelan County Regional Justice Center - Jail/Corrections

 

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Chelan County Regional Justice Center - Jail/Corrections

Last updated on May 04, 2020

Vacancies: 5

Important Information

As of February 14, 2019-we are currently establishing an eligibility list as we are anticipating up to 5 openings in the near future.

Community Information

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).

Department Information

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.

Area Information

County: Chelan
Population: 73,967
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

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.

Salary Information

Entry Level from $3,729.87 - $4,317.80. Salary can be enhanced by education level, specialty assignments, incentives, and longevity.

Benefit Information

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...
    Test Hire
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
College Requirement No
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.

Category Disqualifier
Driving
Automatic One (1) or more traffic crime convictions in the past five (5) years (DWI. Suspended, Reckless, etc.).
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within the past five (5) years.
Automatic Five (5) or more moving violations in the past two (2) years.
Automatic Two (2) or more at-fault accidents in the past two (2) years.
Potential A negligent driving conviction is considered on a case-by-case basis.
Drug Usage
Automatic Use of illegal drugs in the past three (3) years.
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Automatic Illegal LSD or opiate use.
Automatic Hallucinogen use within the past ten (10) years. No more than three (3) uses total.
Automatic Illegal use of three (3) or more controlled substances.
Automatic Illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Illegal use of dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose more than three (3) times in a lifetime, and ANY use within the past ten (10) years.
Automatic Use of marijuana within the past one (1) year.
Potential Other drug use and exposure, outside these standards, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Criminal Activity
Automatic ANY adult felony conviction.
Automatic ANY misdemeanor, or felony conviction, while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Automatic Conviction of any crime under a domestic violence statute.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions as well as juvenile felony convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Employment
Automatic Two (2) or more terminations or leaving employment in lieu of termination.
Automatic Withdrawn from consideration for any law enforcement, fire, corrections, or dispatch employment because of Criminal Conviction and/or Drug Usage.
Automatic Dishonorable discharge from the United Stated Armed Forces.
Automatic Dishonesty during any stage of the hiring process.
Automatic Falsification of application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during the hiring process.
Automatic Previous revocation/denial of any CJTC/PST certified status or suspension of current CJTC/POST certified status.
Financial
Automatic Failure to pay income tax or child support.
Potential Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Contact Information

Chelan County Regional Justice Center - Jail/Corrections

400 Douglas Street
Ste 201
Wenatchee, WA 98801 Chelan County
(509) 667-6804

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