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Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff
Last updated on July 16, 2021
PST Partner Agency since July 22, 2016
All road Deputies must live in the County as assigned.
PLEASE NOTE: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the dis qualifiers, please contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at (509)725-3501 and ask to speak to Undersheriff Kelly Watkins.
Lincoln County is 2339 square miles in size and is bordered by Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area on the north. This border creates a unique opportunity for many outdoor recreational opportunities including boating, fishing and camping. Lincoln County with its 4 seasons and rural setting offers something for every outdoor sportsman including hunting, hiking, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing. Additionally Lincoln County is an easy 35 miles from downtown Spokane, with its unique shops, malls, theaters, and fine dining.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is comprised of two divisions, the Patrol Division and the Corrections/Communication Division. The Patrol Division has 11 patrol deputies and 2 sergeants. Patrol Division responsibilities include deputy coroner, marine patrol, traffic enforcement, and criminal investigations.
# of Staff:
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff has 3 vacancies.
$4,299 - $5,715 per month plus differential and longevity.
Employees are covered under medical/vision/dental. Take home cars are assigned to all road deputies.
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
|LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT)||
Your physical ability test must be completed 90 days (~3 months) before or after your passing written exam.
|US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident||US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.|
|High School Grad/ GED||Yes|
|Driver's License Required||Must possess valid Washington State Driver’s License.|
|Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult||No record of any felony convictions.|
|Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile||No record of any felony convictions.|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Must be able to read and write the English language.|
|Vision Requirements||Vision no worse than 10/100 w/o correction, correctable to 20/20 – 20/30 with good night vision|
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We only consider the most recent score|
|Request/Access Scores||On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur|
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff 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.
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff
P.O. Box 367
Davenport, WA 99122 Lincoln County
Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: Yes, required
PAT: Yes, required
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