Law Enforcement Officer Position

Puyallup Tribal Police Department - Police Officer



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Puyallup Tribal Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on March 24, 2021
PST Partner Agency since March 10, 2021

Vacancies: 4

Testing Deadline: April 21, 2021.

Important Information

All interested candidates must submit an online application with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians to be considered.

To view full job description and apply:

Community Information

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. 

Department Information

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.

Area Information

County: Pierce
# of Staff: 30 sworn uniformed staff

Hiring Status

Puyallup Tribal Police Department - Police Officer has 4 vacancies.

The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is April 21, 2021.

Salary Information


  • $33.03 hourly  
  • $68,702.40 annually


  • $36.43/hourly
  • $75,774.40 annually

Benefit Information

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...
    Test Hire
Written Examination Yes, required
LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) Yes, required

Your physical ability test must be completed 90 days (~3 months) before or after your passing written exam.

Minimum Age 21
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No adult felony convictions at any time.

Contact Information

Puyallup Tribal Police Department - Police Officer

3009 E. Portland Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98404 Pierce County
(253) 680-5656


Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: Yes, required
PAT: Yes, required

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