Law Enforcement Officer Position

Milton Police Department - Lateral



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Milton Police Department - Lateral

Last updated on October 05, 2019

Important Information

Community Information

Department Information

Application process is through steps listed on the City of Milton website. Please fill out your Public History Statement through PST, but then follow the steps listed at the link.
Contact Civil Service Secretary: Kyle Stevenson at for more info.

Area Information

County: Pierce/King
Population: 7,000
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained by the Civil Service Secretary. Please visit the City of Milton website for more information or contact Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of five" with the top five candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.

Number of Current Vacancies: 1

Salary Information

Take home patrol car
Specialty Pay
Education Pay
Longevity Pay
90% Healthcare paid for employee and dependent. Employees receive a VEBA contribution of $100/month.

Benefit Information

Medical, Dental, Vision, Orthodontics, Life, 12 Paid Holidays yearly, Complete Uniforms, Jumpsuit (24/7) and Equipment Provided with a $750.00 Yearly Uniform Allowance, Currently Four Consecutive 10 hour shifts.

Milton Police Department - Lateral Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Washington State driver's license without record of suspension or revocation in any State.
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories within the past seven years are not allowed.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
College Requirement DESIRED BUT NOT REQUIRED: AA degree or ninety (90) college credits in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field.
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Must be a graduate of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC) Basic Law Enforcement Academy and hold current certification with no break in service longer than a 24 month period OR a graduate of an equivalent training academy from a state that has reciprocity with the WSCJTC and hold current certification with no break in service longer than a 24 month period and must successfully complete the WSCJTC Equivalency Academy and examination after appointment.
Prior Experience Requirement Preferred.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year

Milton Police Department - Lateral 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 You have been convicted of D.U.I. within the past five years or have two or more D.U.I. convictions. A diversion of similar action (First Degree Negligent Driving) will be considered to be the same as a D.U.I. conviction.
Automatic You have had two or more driver's license revocations and/or suspensions during your lifetime for driving violations, point accumulation or failure to appear or pay fine.
Automatic Your traffic history shows a continuing and/or recent pattern of poor decision making.
Drug Usage
Automatic Have used marijuana within the last 5 years (if last used after the age of 21).
Automatic Have used marijuana within the last 3 years (if last used under the age of 21).
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity
Automatic Illegal opiate use
Automatic Hallucinogen use within past 10 years. No more than 3 uses total
Automatic Illegal use of 3 or more different controlled substances
Automatic No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication
Automatic Other drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis
Automatic Have ever illegally injected amphetamines, methamphetamines, cocaine, heroin, barbiturates, or valium.
Automatic Have ever illegally used a drug after submitting application to any Law Enforcement agency.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any felony conviction or conviction of a gross misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.
Automatic Any misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Potential Juvenile convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statute.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Automatic Received a dishonorable or bad conduct discharge, or less than honorably 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 Previous revocation or denial of CJTC certified status, or suspension of current CJTC certified status.
Automatic Your work history shows a pattern of unexcused absences, discipline or discharge (carefully reviewed by agency).
Automatic Failure to pay income tax or child support.
Potential Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic You do not successfully pass a department background process (i.e. polygraph, psychological, medical).
Automatic You have a pattern of excessive gambling.

Contact Information

Milton Police Department - Lateral

1000 Laurel Street
Milton, WA 98354 Pierce/King County


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