Law Enforcement Officer Position

East Wenatchee Police Department - Police Officer



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East Wenatchee Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on July 15, 2021
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

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 accredited department.

Area Information

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

Hiring Status

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 three" with the top three candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation and selection as vacancies occur.

Number of Current Vacancies: 0

Salary Information

Year 2021

$4,915.83 month trainee.

$5,652.18 month after academy, Police Officer 3nd Class

$6,626.52 month, Police Officer 2nd Class

$7,166.06 month, Police Officer 1st Class 


Benefit Information

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

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 - 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 180 days (~6 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, 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 successfully graduate from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Basic Law Enforcement Academy after hire.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider all the scores from the same applicant

Contact Information

East Wenatchee Police Department - Police Officer

271 9th Street NE
East Wenatchee,, WA 98802 Douglas County


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

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