Law Enforcement Officer Position

Duvall Police Department - BLEA Certified



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Duvall Police Department - BLEA Certified

Last updated on February 26, 2024
PST Partner Agency since December 31, 2014

Vacancy: 1

Important Information

The link to apply is here:

Community Information

The Duvall Police Department serves a population of about 8,061 people. We are one of the fastest growing communities in the state. We are small, yet diverse and rich in history and tradition. Our residents represent many walks of life and represent an exciting cross-section of occupations and cultures.

Duvall is located on SR-203, approximately 25 miles northeast of Seattle, halfway between Monroe and Carnation, and is fast becoming a favorite residential community for both commuters and for those who choose to conduct business in a small town setting.

The City of Duvall was incorporated in 1913 under the Mayor-Council form of government and currently provides a full range of services, including police, public works, planning, building, and some recreational services to include some of the nicest parks in the valley. The City of Duvall has approximately (50) employees, from all walks of life.

Department Information

The Police Department provides services to the City of Duvall for the protection of persons and property, with a strong emphasis in community policing. These services include general law and traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, DARE, and emergency service coordination and support. The Department currently has nine Commissioned Police Officers, two Sergeants, one Lieutenant, and one Chief. Duvall Police Department is a member of the Coalition of Small Police Agencies (CSPA).

Area Information

County: King
Population: 8,061
# of Staff: 16

Hiring Status

Duvall Police Department - BLEA Certified has 1 vacancy.

Currently there are no vacancies. We are still taking applications for future potential candidates.

The link to apply is here:

Salary Information

Base Salary: $6,838.28 - $8,473.48

Benefit Information

Medical, dental, vision and orthodontics for employee (100%) and family (employee pays $100.00); $100,000 life insurance plan; VEBA account with employer contribution.

Vacation ranges from 85-200 hours a year. 96 hours annual sick leave; 110 hours of additional pay added to salary to compensate for 2190 hour annual work cycle; 10 paid holidays paid double time and a half if working that day; 2 personal days off.

Take home patrol vehicle during work week and physical training time while on duty.

Longevity 2%-8%; Instructor stipend, $2500 longevity/retention at 5 years of continuous employment.

12 hour shifts with 4 days on and 4 days off.

All equipment provided including firearms, jumpsuits and tac vest.

Duvall Police Department - BLEA Certified Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination No, not required
LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) No, not required (may be required later)
Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident Yes
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No felony convictions and no misdemeanor within last five years.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Vision must be correctable to 20:30
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Possess a valid and current peace officer certificate from a state training commission that is recognized by the Washington State Training Commission.
Prior Experience Requirement Must have been employed as a full-time general purpose law enforcement officer. Must pass WSCJTC Basic Law Enforcement equivalency course if experience was not attained from an agency in Washington State.
Current Hiring Status
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year

Duvall Police Department - BLEA Certified 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 One or more traffic crime convictions in the last 5 years (DWI, suspended, reckless, etc.).
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within past 10 years.
Potential Driving record will be carefully reviewed.
Drug Usage
Automatic Illegal drug substance usage or exposure within last 10 years.
Automatic Illegal use of illegal drugs in the past 10 years.
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Automatic No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Other drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Automatic Any misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Juvenile felony convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Automatic Withdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: Dishonesty/Theft/False reporting.
Automatic Been dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces.
Automatic Lied during any stage of the hiring process.
Automatic Falsified how or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during the hiring process.
Automatic Previous revocation or denial of (CJTC/POST) certified status, or suspension of current (CJTC/POST) certified status.
Automatic Failure to pay income tax or child support.
Potential Current credit account, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Honesty and Integrity are essential traits for a successful career in Law Enforcement. Any false statements, lack of candor, cheating, or failure to fully divulge requested information will result in immediate disqualification from the hiring process. Successfully pass a background investigation that includes a complete criminal records check, a polygraph examination, and a psychological examination. Satisfactorily complete a medical examination per the Public Safety Civil Service Commission standards.

Contact Information

Duvall Police Department - BLEA Certified

26225 NE Burhen Way
Duvall, WA 98019 King County


Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: No, not required
PAT: No, not required (may be required later)

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