Corrections Position

Enumclaw Police Department - Jail/Corrections



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Enumclaw Police Department - Jail/Corrections

Last updated on June 07, 2024
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Vacancy: 1

Testing Deadline: July 01, 2024.

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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 Department’s Corrections Officer position is under the supervision of the Corrections Supervisor (Sergeant) and the Support Services Division Commander. The Corrections Division provides 24-hour security; monitoring, housing and care for inmates and those incarcerated by law enforcement and the City’s Municipal Court. Jail Services are also provided for a variety of contract City’s and the States Department of Corrections for bed space and general jail services.

Job Description

To provide a professional level of core Jail Services using law enforcements best practices and industry standards for the custody and control of inmates as governed by Federal, State, County and local regulations in conjunction with the judicial system. To assure that the systems and processes in place are relative to the chosen values, principles and philosophies deemed effective towards quality services.

The Department’s Corrections Officer position is under the supervision of the Corrections Supervisor (Sergeant) and the Support Services Division Commander. Correction Officers provide 24-hour security; monitoring, housing and care for inmates and those incarcerated by law enforcement and the City’s Municipal Court. Jail Services are also provided for a variety of contract City’s and the States Department of Corrections for bed space and general jail services. Additional duties include liaison with the various Municipal Courts, the City Attorney’s Office, outside health care professionals, as well as in-house medical care and transportation.


  • The ability to follow the best practices and industry standards associated with the Correctional Officers position responsibilities.
  • To ensure that all correctional services conducted are within the legal guidelines and accepted law enforcement and jail practices.
  • The ability to work in conjunction with outside agencies and representatives in a professional manner.
  • The ability to create a positive, constructive work atmosphere and promote harmonious working relations among unit members and department personnel.
  • To ensure the proper steps are followed for professional case management.
  • To provide for the continual safety, security, order, care, and program activities of the jail facility and those incarcerated.
  • Responsible for bookings and releases of inmates as prescribed by law.
  • Coordinates the work of inmate trusties and ensures the timely completion of assigned tasks and duties.
  • Responsible for the daily operations of systems, records and legal documents as they pertain to the operation, policies and guidelines, and maintenance of the jail facility.
  • To ensure the daily health, safety and sanitation of the jail facility.
  • The learned ability to safely manage and control those incarcerated through an evacuation plan, fire safety issues, disease and infection control, and for the appropriate use of physical restraints.
  • The learned ability to monitor and recognize signs of physical and mental health issues and/or symptoms, suicide precautions, and the administering of medications as legally prescribed.
  • The learned ability to safely and professionally conduct searches of inmates, cell areas and property.
  • The learned ability to provide proper food services and/or prescribed foods and meals.
  • The learned ability to recognize and address risk management issues and problems.
  • The learned ability to screen and work with inmate employers for jail work release programs.
  • Prepare and submit reports and information to the Jail Supervisor for activities involving health, safety, and or disciplinary issues involving inmates or other personnel.
  • The learned ability for the efficient use of the various computer systems, electronic fingerprinting and technology enhanced equipment used within the jail facility
  • Operate within guidelines set forth by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (CJTC), current legislation and best practice governing boards.
  • To perform other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police or designee.


  • 4 on and 4 off
  • 12 Hour Shifts
  • Day Shift: 0600 – 1800
  • Cover/Mid Shift: 1000 – 2200
  • Night Shift: 1800 - 0600

Area Information

County: King
Population: 12,733
# of Staff: 36

Hiring Status

Enumclaw Police Department - Jail/Corrections has 1 vacancy.

The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is July 01, 2024.

The City of Enumclaw is continually accepting applications for entry level as well as experienced/lateral Corrections Officers. To be considered as entry level, you must have current Public Safety Testing scores and a City of Enumclaw application turned in. Please also provide a copy of your DD-214 if claiming veterans scoring criteria.


Katy McKee, Civil Service Secretary -

Tana Nissen, HR Manager -

Salary Information

$5,527 - $7,054 /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 $1,000 yearly uniform allowance.

Benefit Information

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • VEBA
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Optional Compensatory Time
  • Optional 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Optional Disability Insurance
  • Optional Health Care FSA / Dependent Care FSA

Enumclaw Police Department - Jail/Corrections 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
Citizenship US Citizen / Lawful Permanent Resident / DACA-Recipient
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year

Enumclaw Police Department - Jail/Corrections 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 3 or more traffic crime convictions in last 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc).
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within past 3 years.
Drug Usage
Automatic Illegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 5 years.
Automatic Illegal use of illegal drugs in the last 5 years.
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Automatic Illegal opiate use.
Potential Other drug use outside these standards will be considered on a case by case basis.
Automatic No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Illegal use of dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose more than 3 times in lifetime, and no use within the past 5 years.
Automatic Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
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.
Potential Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Automatic 3 or more terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination.
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 - Jail/Corrections

1705 Wells Street
Enumclaw, WA 98022 King County


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

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