Law Enforcement Officer Position

East Wenatchee Police Department - Lateral Police Officer

 

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East Wenatchee Police Department - Lateral Police Officer

Last updated on January 12, 2021
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Vacancy: 1

Testing Deadline: January 17, 2021.

Important Information

The Physical Fitness Abilities Test (PFAT) and Written Test is not required if you are testing for the East Wenatchee Police Department - LATERAL ONLY!

If you are interested and qualified for this position, visit the City of East Wenatchee website to learn what you should do to be included in the testing process.

https://www.eastwenatcheewa.gov/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=98&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Lateral-Police-Officer-6

Employment Opportunities: https://www.eastwenatcheewa.gov/Jobs.aspx

LATERAL ENTRY CANDIDATES ARE CURRENT CERTIFIED AND COMMISSIONED PEACE OFFICERS.

If you are not a certified peace officer and are seeking a career as a police officer, go to the PST site for entry level police officer.

Community Information

East Wenatchee is situated at the foot of the Cascade mountains in central Washington. Cultural diversity is an important component of this community. The economy is heavily influenced by agriculture, industry, tourism, and retail. With four distinct seasons, the valley is an ideal recreational destination.

Department Information

Twenty-one (21) commissioned officers and three (3) support staff make up this progressive and pro-active department.

Area Information

County: Douglas
Population: 14,200
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

East Wenatchee Police Department - Lateral Police Officer has 1 vacancy.

The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is January 17, 2021.

LATERAL ENTRY CANDIDATES ARE CURRENT CERTIFIED AND COMMISSIONED PEACE OFFICERS. 

If you are not a certified peace officer and are seeking a career as a police officer, go to our site for entry level police officer.

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on an as-needed basis. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of five" with the top five candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation and selection as vacancies occur. Number of Current Vacancies: 1


Salary Information

Year 2021

$7,166.06 1st Class rank/month

$6,626.52 2nd Class rank/month (two years experience with any agency)

Benefit Information

Holidays, vacation, medical/dental/vision, longevity pay, clothing allowance, shift differential, union membership and representation.

Up to $5,000.00 hiring incentive depending on experience. At the discretion of the Chief.

Up to 180 hours of holiday cash-out per year.

Educational Incentive Pay: Accredited College or University

1.5% Associates Degree (2 year)

3.0% Bachelor's Degree (4 year)

5% Masters Degree

Premium Pay

4% K-9

4% Detective

4% Bilingual (Spanish)

East Wenatchee Police Department - Lateral Police Officer Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination No, not required

NO written exam required for lateral entry testing.


LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) No, not required (may be required later)
Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes, valid WA State Driver's License or ability to obtain one upon hire.
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements 20/20 or correctable to 20/20 by adequate lenses.
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Must have graduated from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Academy and hold a current certification, or pass the Washington State Criminal Justice Equivalence Academy Examination.
Prior Experience Requirement

Lateral Entry applicants must be currently employed, or have been employed within the preceding 365 calendar days as a fully commissioned, full-time employee of a public law enforcement agency, have graduated from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Academy, or pass the Washington State Criminal Justice Academy Equivalence Examination.

These requirements should be reflected in your application, resume and your personal history statement.

Contact Information

East Wenatchee Police Department - Lateral Police Officer

271 9th Street NE
East Wenatchee,, WA 98802 Douglas County
509-884-9511

Website


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


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