Law Enforcement Officer Position

Grand Coulee Police Department - Police Officer



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Grand Coulee Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on December 01, 2021
PST Partner Agency since April 09, 2015

Important Information

Please contact    for a copy of the full job description/city application.

Community Information

Located in North Central Washington on the Columbia River, Grand Coulee is home to the Grand Coulee Dam - the largest hydro-power generating facility in the U.S., which also provides water for the Columbia Basin Project. The dam is the largest employer in the area. Best known for the dam and the surrounding water attractions, outdoor recreation is a large part of the community. Boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, and other activities are enjoyed throughout the year.

Department Information

Comprised of 8 full time officers, including the Chief of Police. Rotating shifts. Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation to provide law enforcement services at Grand Coulee Dam. Coverage in Electric City is also by contract.

Area Information

County: Grant County
Population: 1,026 plus 1,050 including Electric City, WA (Under Police Contract)
# of Staff: 8

Salary Information

Starting @ $4202.45 (per month) first year.

Benefit Information

Teamsters Union - Welfare Trust (Medical, Dental, Vision,Long-term Disability and Life Insurance)

Grand Coulee 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
Citizenship US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No adult felony convictions at any time.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20
College Requirement No
Current 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-need 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.
Other Submit to City Hall the following:
An Official City Application (available at City Hall or contact via email at ).
Cover Letter.
Form DD214 (if claiming Veteran's Preference).
All of the above items MUST be submitted to be considered for the position.

An Oral Board will be scheduled for eligible applicants. Eligible applicants will be notified in writing, of the date, time and location of the board.

For more information on the opening, please contact City Hall for a copy of the full job description/application.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider all the scores from the same applicant
Request/Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur

Contact Information

Grand Coulee Police Department - Police Officer

Grand Coulee City Hall
PO Box 180
Grand Coulee, WA 99133 Grant County County


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

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