Law Enforcement Officer Position

Olympia Police Department - Police Officer

 

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Olympia Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on August 12, 2020
Added on October 19, 2011

Vacancies: 3

Area Information

County: Thurston
Population: 51,202
# of Staff: 97

Hiring Status

Olympia Police Department - Police Officer has 3 vacancies.

The Olympia Police Department continuously tests for Entry-Level Police Officer.

As openings occur, applicants on the Eligibility List will be interviewed and a background check will be conducted. If given a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be polygraphed, undergo a psychological examination and a medical examination.

Salary Information

Starting Salary Range:

Entry Level: $6,725.45 - $8326.76(monthly)

Benefit Information

Visit www.olympiawa.gov to view the current Police Guild Labor Agreement

Olympia 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 Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Ability to distinguish colors.

Uncorrected vision of no worse than 20/200 in each eye, corrected to 20/20 vision in one eye and not worse than 20/40 vision in the other eye.
Other If you were in the Armed Forces and you were discharged under honorable conditions: must provide DD-214 upon request by the City after testing with PST.
Applicants must pass all portions of the exam process, the physical ability test, and a Suitability Assessment in order to be placed on the Olympia Civil Service Eligibility List.
As openings occur, applicants on the Eligibility List will be interviewed and a background check will be conducted. If given a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be polygraphed, undergo a Phase II psychological examination and a medical examination.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score

Olympia 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
Driving
Automatic 1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 3 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc)
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within past 3 years
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Automatic Any misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed
Potential Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct
Employment
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/POST) certified status, or suspension of current (CJTC/POST) certified status.
Financial
Potential Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed
Other
Automatic Must have been discharged from the Military under honorable conditions.
Automatic ***Other than the listed disqualifiers, the Olympia Police Department does not discuss disqualifiers, prior to the hiring process, with candidates.***

Contact Information

Olympia Police Department - Police Officer

601 4th Ave E
Olympia, WA 98501 Thurston County
360-753-8300

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