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Puyallup Tribal Police Department - Police Officer
Last updated on March 24, 2021
PST Partner Agency since March 10, 2021
Testing Deadline: April 21, 2021.
All interested candidates must submit an online application with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians to be considered.
To view full job description and apply:
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is committed to protecting and exercising the inherent inalienable sovereign rights of the Tribe and Individuals in the interest of the Medicine Creek Treat Territories, as stewards to ensure preservation of our cultural and environmental integrity for common good and prosperity for all.
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians reservation totals 28.2 square miles and includes cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Fife, and Federal Way, as well as off reservation land in trust.
It is the mission of the Puyallup Tribal Police department to safeguard life and property, to enforce Tribal law in a fair and impartial manner, to preserve peace and order within the boundaries of the Puyallup Reservation, to work with our Tribal members in our usual and accustomed hunting and fishing areas, and to aggressively pursue this mission in conformance with the culture and values of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians.
Our vision for the Puyallup Tribal Police Department is to provide dedicated professionals to provide excellent service, which enhances the quality of life for the community that we serve.
# of Staff: 30 sworn uniformed staff
Puyallup Tribal Police Department - Police Officer has 4 vacancies.
The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is April 21, 2021.
- $33.03 hourly
- $68,702.40 annually
- $75,774.40 annually
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians provides a generous benefits package that includes employer paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a retirement/401(k) plan with profit sharing, paid holidays, and paid time off.
Puyallup Tribal Police Department - Police Officer Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
|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||Yes|
|Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult||No adult felony convictions at any time.|
TESTING IN WASHINGTON STATE CANCELED THROUGH MAY 31, 2020
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