Law Enforcement Officer Position

Marysville Police Department - Lateral Police Officer



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Marysville Police Department - Lateral Police Officer

Last updated on May 08, 2024
PST Partner Agency since May 08, 2024

Vacancies: 5

Important Information

Come work for a city where the community and leadership support Law Enforcement!

Lateral Incentive Bonus up to $20,000!

Please view the job announcement at Police Officer - Lateral Level (up to $20,000 hiring incentive) | Job Details tab | Career Pages ( on the City's website at for more information and to apply

DON'T FORGET to attach certificates or transcripts to your application as proof of completion of the following:

  • Washington State Peace Officer Certification as mandated by Washington State law.
  • Completed the Washington State Basic Law Enforcement Academy as required by Washington State law (or equivalent Academy)
  • Out of state candidates must have passed a basic law enforcement academy accepted by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission; and be eligible for and able to successfully complete the Washington State Police Basic Training Equivalency Academy as required by Washington State law.

Please Note: If you have any questions, please contact the Marysville Police Department Professional Standards Unit at 360-363-8309.

Community Information

Marysville, a city of 73,780 people, is a code city with a mayor-council form of government. It is located five miles north of Everett on the north crescent of the Snohomish River Delta. Ideally situated near mountains, lakes, rivers, and the Puget Sound, Marysville endeavors to maintain its unhurried charm while experiencing rapid growth. Annexation of surrounding areas, families based at Naval Station Everett, the draw of the Tulalip Tribes Casino, residential expansion, and a marked increase in commercial and light industry have contributed to the growth. Services such as an extensive parks system and a strong utility infrastructure have expanded to meet these and future needs. Marysville is known to many as the "Strawberry City." The berry is grown abundantly in this region and is commemorated each June during the Strawberry Festival. The Marysville School District is recognized regionally for its education programs that harness the talents of its students and prepare them with skills for the future.

Department Information

The Police Department protects and serves the public and property within City limits, and maintains law and order round-the-clock in our community by deterring, preventing and apprehending criminals. The department, composed of administration, support services, investigation and uniform patrol, uses nontraditional problem-solving to accentuate its standard operating procedures, yielding successful results. The department joins in a cooperative effort with citizens to improve the quality of life in Marysville, and being responsive to the community's needs to provide for a safer place in which to live and work. Marysville Police Officers have the opportunity to pursue specialties in areas such as Detectives, School Resource Officer, K-9 Unit, Traffic, and Pro-Act Team. The department also operates a 90+ bed municipal jail which holds both sentenced and pre-arraigned prisoners.

Area Information

County: Snohomish
Population: 73,780
# of Staff: 100

Hiring Status

Marysville Police Department - Lateral Police Officer has 5 vacancies.

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as qualified applications are received. Vacancies are filled per Civil Service "rule of six" with six more names than there are vacancies to be filled forwarded to the Chief of Police for background investigation and selection. 

Salary Information

2024 rates: Lateral Police Officer salary range is $7,940 - $9,537 per month plus benefits.

Educational incentive pay: additional 6% for 90 quarter credits or 60 semester credits or AA; 8% for BA/BS.

In addition to wages listed above, the City of Marysville offers premium pay for specialty assignments and longevity pay after 5 years of service. For more details please refer to the labor agreement available online at 

Benefit Information

100% employer-paid medical insurance premiums for employee, 90% employer-paid medical insurance premiums for spouse and dependents; 100% employer-paid dental and vision insurance premiums for employee, spouse, and dependents; 100% employer-paid premiums for long-term disability insurance; flexible spending account benefit plans; 23-25 days/year paid time off on patrol assignment; paid sick leave; participation in state retirement plan; variety of other employee-paid benefits, including deferred compensation plans, voluntary accident and life insurance plans.

Marysville Police Department - Lateral Police Officer Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination No, not required
LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) No, not required (may be required later)
Minimum Age 21
Citizenship US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Must meet LEOFF II minimum medical and health standards.
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Yes
Prior Experience Requirement

Must have a minimum of one-year experience within the last two years as a commissioned, full-time, fully compensated, peace officer in a civilian governmental jurisdiction prior to the date of application. The one year experience must be obtained after successful completion of a full-time police basic training academy recognized by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission. Reserve experience is specifically excluded from consideration for meeting the one year minimum experience qualification.

Experience as a Tribal Officer will be considered on a case by case basis provided the candidate has successfully completed a full-time police basic training academy recognized by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and meets all requirements above.

Marysville Police Department - Lateral 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 1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc).
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within past 5 years.
Automatic 3 or more moving violations in past 3 years.
Automatic 2 or more at-fault accidents in past 3 years.
Drug Usage
Automatic Illegal use of illegal drugs in the last five (5) year(s). Other drug use outside of these standards will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 
Automatic No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Automatic Any use of marijuana, including marijuana derivatives, bi-products or concentrates within 12 months of application. Please note that while some states have decriminalized marijuana, it is federally illegal and police officers are expected to adhere to all laws and regulations, on and off duty.
Automatic Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within seven (7) years prior to application for employment. 
Automatic Any use of other illegal drugs in the last 7 years
Potential Other drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Potential Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Automatic Has criminal proceeding pending or is under investigation for a crime.
Automatic Has a validated history of criminal physical violence, or has been convicted of a crime of Domestic Violence as defined by 18 U.S.C. 921 (a)(33)(A).
Automatic Maintains an on-going relationship with individual(s) who have been convicted of felony crimes and who are reputed to be involved in recent or current felonious activity.
Automatic Any affiliation with, and/or support of, any organization or group which advocates the violent overthrow of the state or of the United States Government, or whose professed goals are contrary to the interest of public safety and welfare.
Automatic 3 or more terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination.
Automatic Withdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: dishonesty.
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.
Potential Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Any conduct or pattern of behavior that would tend to disrupt, diminish or otherwise jeopardize public trust in the law enforcement profession and the Marysville Police Department.

Contact Information

Marysville Police Department - Lateral Police Officer

501 Delta Avenue
Marysville, WA 98270 Snohomish County


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