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DuPont Police Department - Police Officer
Last updated on October 05, 2019
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011
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!
See City Website
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.
# of Staff: 13
Currently filling 1 vacancy and establishing an eligibility list.
$56,325 - $69,295 annual
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 www.dupontwa.gov for more information.
DuPont 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||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.
TESTING IN WASHINGTON STATE CANCELED THROUGH MAY 31, 2020
All pre-employment tests in Washington State have been canceled until May 31, 2020 unless government restrictions are eased. With recent updates, facility closures, and government guidelines, this step is necessary and could be modified at any time. The health and safety of our customers, our staff, and their families is of the highest priority.
We will continue to evaluate developments and make changes to this policy as necessary. When we do resume testing, there will be plenty of events for everyone to test. We are in regular communication with our public safety agency partners, assessing alternatives to the traditional testing model and our testing policies. Any future updates will be posted on the PST website and our Facebook page.
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