Law Enforcement Officer Position

Enumclaw Police Department - Police Officer



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Enumclaw Police Department - Police Officer

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

Important Information

PLEASE NOTE: You must complete an employment application with the City of Enumclaw after you complete your testing. Please check the city website for current openings and application processes.

Community Information

The City of Enumclaw is approximately 45 minutes southeast of Seattle Washington in King County. The current population is approximately 11,600 residents. The city sits on the Enumclaw Plateau, nestled in the midst of green fields and picturesque dairy farms. The Cascade Mountains along with Mt. Rainier offer a dramatic backdrop for our community. Enumclaw is an outdoor enthusiast's dream and is known as “The Gateway to Mt. Rainier” with easy access to world class skiing, hiking, climbing, hunting and fishing.

Department Information

Enumclaw currently has 32 full time police department employees with 18 commissioned officers. The city also has its own jail with a staff of 6 corrections officers and a communications / 911 center with a staff of 6 communications specialists.

Area Information

County: King
Population: 11,600
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

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Salary Information

$6,325-$8,072 /month.

Education incentive in related field will add an additional 2.5% for AA degree, 5% for BA or BS degree.

Benefit Information

Medical, dental, vision, prescription, sick time, vacation, & LEOFF 2 retirement system.

Enumclaw 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 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 all the scores from the same applicant

Enumclaw 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
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.
Automatic Hallucinogen use within past 7 years. No more than 2 uses total.
Automatic Illegal use of 3 or more different controlled substances.
Automatic 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.
Automatic Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic 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.
Automatic Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Contact Information

Enumclaw Police Department - Police Officer

1705 Wells Street
Enumclaw, WA 98022 King County


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

Other Enumclaw Police Department positions

Communications Officer/Dispatcher

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