Law Enforcement Officer Position

Milton Police Department - Police Officer



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Milton Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on October 06, 2019

Community Information

Department Information

Area Information

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

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-needed basis. 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: 0

Salary Information


Take home patrol car
Primary and Secondary Weapons
Duty Rifle
Less lethal shotgun
Specialty Pay
Education Pay
Longevity Pay
90% Healthcare paid for employee and dependent(s). Employees receive a VEBA contribution of $100/month.

Benefit Information

Full time employees are provided a generous package which includes medical, dental, vision, orthodontics rider, life, 12 paid holidays yearly, complete uniforms, jumpsuits, exterior/over vests (24/7), and equipment provided along with an $1100 yearly uniform/equipment allowance, currently four consecutive 10 hour shifts.

Milton Police Department - Police Officer 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
Vision Requirements Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
College Requirement DESIRED BUT NOT REQUIRED: College courses in criminal justice, business, or a related field.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year

Milton 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.

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 three or more driver's license revocations and/or suspensions during your lifetime for driving violations, point accumulation or failure to appear or pay fine.
Potential Your traffic history shows a continuing, progressing, and/or recent pattern of poor decision making.
Drug Usage
Automatic Have used marijuana or its derivatives within the last two (2) months (if last used after the age of 21).
Automatic Have used marijuana within the last twelve (12) months (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.
Automatic Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Potential 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 - Police Officer

Attn: Recruiting Sergeant
1000 Laurel Street Suite B
Milton, WA 98354 Pierce/King County


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