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Colfax Police Department - Police Officer
Last updated on October 20, 2020
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011
Personal history statement must be completed in order to be considered for oral board interview.
# of Staff:
Colfax Police Department - Police Officer has 2 vacancies.
The City of Colfax is looking for an entry level police officer. Salary $3664-$4814 (DOE)
Entry level: $3,664-4,814 month .
With experience, DOQ, can be placed higher on the scale. Time in grade step raises, extending for 6 years. Merit pay scale after 2 years is available for specialized functions. Longevity pay after 10 years.
Standard overtime/comp time, vacation & sick leave. Full medical insurance for employee and spouse or children. Family vision and dental insurance. Long-term disability insurance. 144 hours banked holiday time per year.
Colfax Police Department - Police Officer 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.
|US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident||US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.|
|High School Grad/ GED||Yes|
|Driver's License Required||Current Washington License, or able to obtain.|
|Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult||None allowed|
|Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile||None allowed|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Yes|
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We consider the highest score received within the past one year|
Colfax 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.
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