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Duvall Police Department - Police Officer

 

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Duvall Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on July 15, 2020
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Community Information

The Duvall Police Department serves a population of about 7,183 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 over fifty (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 14 Commissioned Police Officers and one Police Clerk. (MEMBER of CSPA).

Area Information

County: King
Population: 7,183
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

Oral boards are planned for the month of May 2019 to continue building the entry level eligibility list.  Applicants must have completed and passed the written and physical test with Public Safety Testing to be eligible for oral board interviews. 

One vacancy in June 2019.

Ongoing recruitment.

Salary Information

Base Salary: $5,068 - $6,836 per month.

Maximum with incentives:  $7,834 per month.

Benefit Information

Medical, dental, vision and orthodontics for employee (100%) and family (employee pays $100.00); $100,000 life insurance plan; VEBA account with $1500 (2019) and $750 (2020).

Vacation ranges from 85-200 hours a year.  96 hours annual sick leave; 120 hours Kelly time; 10 paid holidays paid double time and a half if working that day; 2 personal days off.

Education incentive pay; $100 per month with AA Degree, $225 per month with BA/BS Degree.

Basic certification incentive; $200 per month; Intermediate $500 per month.

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

Longevity 1%-4%; 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 - 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 Yes
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
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year

Duvall 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
Driving
Automatic One or more traffic criminal convictions in the last five years (DUI, Suspended, Reckless, Negligent 1st degree, etc.)
Automatic As an adult, any conviction for attempting to elude or Hit and Run within three years prior to application for employment.
Potential Suspension of driver’s license within the past ten years.
Automatic Any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Potential As an adult, any conviction or admission(s) of attempting to elude or Hit and Run more than three years prior to application for employment.
Potential All additional driving and moving offenses will be thoroughly evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Drug Usage
Automatic Illegal use, sale or distribution of ANY illegal controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity (includes military police).
Automatic As an adult, any sale, manufacture and/or distribution of any illegal controlled substance regardless of time frame.
Automatic As an adult, any other illegal possession or use of an illegal controlled substance other than marijuana within three years prior to application for employment.
Potential All other uses of illegal drugs, including use as a juvenile will be thoroughly evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Potential Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Automatic As an adult, any illegal possession or use of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Automatic Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony under Washington law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or anytime while employed as a police officer (including military police officers).
Automatic Any conviction under a domestic violence statute as an adult.
Potential Any unlawful sexual conduct.
Potential Any admissions of having committed any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult.
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Potential Pending criminal proceedings or under investigation for a crime.
Employment
Automatic Dishonorable discharge from the United States armed forces.
Potential Employment history with pattern of unexcused absences, discipline, terminations, or resignation in lieu of termination.
Financial
Potential Willful failure to pay income tax or court ordered child support.
Potential Unfavorable credit history, including excessive credit card debt or unresolved accounts in collection.
Other
Automatic Lying during any stage of the hiring process; including all testing phases and the background investigation.
Automatic Falsification and/or failure to disclose any potentially disqualifying information of the application including the personal history questionnaire or any other forms during the hiring process.
Automatic Previous revocation or denial of any CJTC/POST certified status or suspension of current CJTC/POST certified status.
Potential Applicants who maintain an on-going relationship with individuals who have been convicted of felony crimes and/or who are reputed to be involved in recent or current felonious activity.

Contact Information

Duvall Police Department - Police Officer

PO Box 1500
Duvall, WA 98019 King County
425-788-1519

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


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