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McCleary Police Department - Police Officer
Last updated on November 09, 2022
PST Partner Agency since April 15, 2022
The City of McCleary is a 2.073 square mile city, 15 miles west of Olympia off Highway 8. The city was founded as a logging camp in late 1898 and was incorporated on January 6, 1943. After coming to the area to log cedar, Henry McCleary built his first mill in 1906. In 1923 the plant broke all records by producing over 300,000 doors in sixty days, an average of six boxcars a day. The Simpson Door Company, as it's known today, is in the center of town and produces high end doors that are shipped worldwide. The McCleary School is a K-8 single school district at the top of the hill when first entering town. The McCleary Historical Society has moved into the former Unitarian church which has now become the McCleary Museum and Visitor Center mere blocks from the school on 3rd Street. Our largest event is the second weekend of July when the city hosts the Bear Festival with a variety of vendors and activities, as well as the always welcomed bear stew!
The McCleary Police Department has one Chief of Police, one part-time police clerk and four police officer positions. We have also maintained one reserve officer.
# of Staff: 7 Police Department Staff
McCleary Police Department - Police Officer has 1-2 vacancy.
The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on an as-needed basis. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of three" with the top three candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.
$4,881-5,939 per month.
LEOFF and Teamsters (vision).
McCleary Police Department - Police Officer Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
Written exam only required for entry level candidates, not lateral officers.
|LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT)||
Your physical ability test must be completed 90 days (~3 months) before or after your passing written exam.
|High School Grad/ GED||Yes|
|Driver's License Required||Valid Washington State Driver's License|
|Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult||No adult felony convictions at any time.|
|Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile||Not normally, but can be reviewed depending on circumstance.|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Yes|
|Vision Requirements||Must meet LEOFF II standards.|
|Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification||Entry level candidates must complete the Basic Law Enforcement Academy if hired. Lateral officers must posses BLEA Certification before hiring.|
|Veterans Preference Points||Yes|
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We consider all the scores from the same applicant|
McCleary 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.
McCleary Police Department - Police Officer
McCleary, WA 98557 Grays Harbor County County
Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: Yes, required
PAT: Yes, required
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