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Enumclaw Police Department - Communications Officer/Dispatcher



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Enumclaw Police Department - Communications Officer/Dispatcher

Last updated on November 29, 2022
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Vacancy: 1

Testing Deadline: January 13, 2023.

Important Information



**We will cover your post-test add-on fee! Contact civilservice@ci.enumclaw.wa.us for the coupon code**

Community Information

The City of Enumclaw is located in Western Washington in South King County. Enumclaw is roughly 1 hour from Seattle, Crystal Mountain and Mt. Rainier. The City boundary spans 5 square miles and is surrounded by farmland and the Cascade Foothills. 

Department Information

The Communications Center is located inside the Enumclaw Police Department. There are 6 Communications Officers and 1 Communications Supervisor. The City of Enumclaw is one of the few remaining cities to have their own Patrol, Corrections and Communications divisions. All three are located inside the Police Departmner at 1705 Wells St. In addition to the Communications staff, there are 19 Commissioned Police Officers, 7 Corrections Officers and 2 Administrative staff. 

Area Information

County: King
Population: 12,733
# of Staff: 35

Hiring Status

Enumclaw Police Department - Communications Officer/Dispatcher has 1 vacancy.

The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is January 13, 2023.

The deadline to complete testing and submit an employment application is January 13, 2023.

Number of Current Vacancies: 1

Opening in 2023: 1


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Katy McKee, Civil Service Secretary - kmckee@ci.enumclaw.wa.us

Tana Nissen, HR Manager - tnissen@ci.enumclaw.wa.us

Samantha Stottlemyre, Communications Supervisor - sstottlemyre@police.ci.enumclaw.wa.us

Salary Information

Step 1: $5,319 - $6,788 / month

6 salary steps. Starting position dependent on experience.

Base salary does not include scheduled overtime, holiday pay, educational incentive, longevity pay, $200/mo VEBA contribution and $725 yearly uniform allowance.

Benefit Information

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • VEBA
  • PERS Retirement
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Optional Compensatory Time
  • Optional 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Optional Disability Insurance

Enumclaw Police Department - Communications Officer/Dispatcher Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination Yes, required
Typing Test Yes, required

The typing test is a critical component of your written test score and you are required to complete the online typing test within 90 days (before or after) your written exam. You will be allowed four (4) attempts at the typing test every seven (7) days and are responsible for selecting the score that you want PST to forward to the agencies you have applied with.

40 WPM and 90% Accuracy

Minimum Age 18
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident Legally Eligible to Work in the US
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult See automatic disqualifiers
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile

See automatic disqualifiers

Ability to Read & Write the English Language Must be able to communicate fluently in English
Vision Requirements Ability to see computer monitors, depth perception and color vision.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider all the scores from the same applicant
Dispatch Typing Test 40 WPM and 90% Accuracy

Enumclaw Police Department - Communications Officer/Dispatcher 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 1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 3 years (DUI, Suspended, Reckless, etc.).
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within past 3 years.
Drug Usage
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Potential Other drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
Automatic No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.

All other uses of illegal drugs, including use as a juvenile will be thoroughly evaluated on a case-by-case basis

Criminal Activity
Automatic Any misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Potential Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.

Adult felony convictions will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Automatic Withdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: Dishonesty in application process/background.
Automatic Been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces.
Automatic Lied during any stage of the hiring process.
Automatic Falsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.
Automatic Failure to pay income tax or child support.
Potential Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Contact Information

Enumclaw Police Department - Communications Officer/Dispatcher

1705 Wells Street
Enumclaw, WA 98022 King County


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

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