Law Enforcement Officer Position

DuPont Police Department - Police Officer



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DuPont Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on October 05, 2019
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Important Information

The Dupont Police Department has announced an immediate opening for either an Entry Level or Lateral Police Officer! To be eligible for this round of hiring you must complete your written and PFAT (Physical Fitness Abilities Test) by January 31, 2016!

Community Information

See City Website

Department Information

The City of DuPont Police Department serves a population of approximately 9,000 citizens in south Pierce County along the I-5 corridor. Our staff of responds to a variety of calls for service in a rapidly growing planned community that is comprised of a variety of residential, commercial and industrial entities. The department is comprised of 1 Chief, 2 Sergeants, 6 Officers and a detective who provide 24 hr / 7 day a week service to our citizens. As a full service agency, we ensure that all officers receive proper additional training, equipment and leadership to maintain the highest level of competency and quality of service in the law enforcement community. For more information, please contact the DuPont Police Department at 253-912-5248.

Area Information

County: Pierce
Population: 9,800
# of Staff: 13

Hiring Status

Currently filling 1 vacancy and establishing an eligibility list.

Salary Information

$56,325 - $69,295 annual

Benefit Information

The City of DuPont provides a comprehensive benefit package to attract and retain a high performing workforce. Benefit coverage begins the first day of the month after the date of hire. For full benefit details, please visit the City website for more information.

DuPont Police Department - Police Officer Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination Yes, required
LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) Yes, required

Your physical ability test must be completed 90 days (~3 months) before or after your passing written exam.

Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Only Lateral applicants must have this requirement.
Prior Experience Requirement Only Lateral applicants must have this requirement.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score

DuPont 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
Automatic 1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 3 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc.)
Drug Usage
Automatic Use of any illegal drug in the last 5 years.
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Automatic Illegal opiate or Hallucinogen use.
Automatic Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Automatic Any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Potential Juvenile felony convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
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.
Automatic Failure to pay income tax or child support.

Contact Information

DuPont Police Department - Police Officer

1780 Civic Drive
Ste 100
DuPont, WA 98327 Pierce County


Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: Yes, required
PAT: Yes, required

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