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Soap Lake Police Department - Lateral Patrol Officer
Last updated on June 30, 2022
PST Partner Agency since May 27, 2022
Testing Deadline: December 01, 2022.
To schedule a ride a long or want more information, please reach out to our agency! Laterals may receive up to $5,000 signing bonus!
Please visit our link to learn more about our city! https://www.soaplakewa.gov/overview
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# of Staff: 9
Soap Lake Police Department - Lateral Patrol Officer has 2 vacancies.
The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is December 01, 2022.
1 IMMEDIATE opening, 1 anticipated.
Police Officer Step 1 - $58,044.08 (2022) $59,785.41 (2023)
Police Officer Step 2 - $60,689.35 (2022) $62,510.03 (2023)
Police Officer Step 3 - $63,059.18 (2022) $64,950.95 (2023)
Police Officer Step 4 - $65,276.81 (2022) $67,235.11 (2023)
Police Officer Step 5 - $67,784.57 (2022) $69,818.10 (2023)
Sergeant - $73,797.44 (2022) $76,011.36 (2023)
1.5% Bi-Lingual Proficiency pay. (English - Spanish, Russian / Ukrainian: non-compounding)
$13. 00 per day that a student officer is assigned to the Field Training Officer
4% of base pay for an Officer assigned at a K-9 Officer. This compensation shall be for the additional time and requirements for care and maintenance of the animal.
Education Incentive. Effective January 1, 2019, Members of the bargaining unit shall receive premium pay over and above base pay commensurate on the month following the completion of the following provisions: A. 1% increase for an AA degree B. 3% increase for a BA degree C. The degree earned must be Police related, as determined by the Mayor. D. To receive full Incentive, pay, the employee shall produce proper documentation for verification of the degree.
Longevity shall be paid monthly, after the employee has completed 48 months of service with the Soap Lake Police Department. Longevity shall be paid at the rate of $15.00, times the years of service and then times 24 (pay periods).
Formula Yearly $15 x 4 (Years) x 24 (pay periods) = $1,440. 00 $15 x 5 (Years) x 24 (pay periods) = $1, 800. 00 $15 x 6 (Years) x 24 (pay periods) = $2, 160.00 $15 x 7 (Years) x 24 (pay periods) = $2,520.00 $15 x 8 (Years) x 24 (pay periods) = $2, 880. 00 Monthly $120.00 $150.00 $180.00 $210.00 $240. 00
Commissioned Officers Years 1-3 Years 4-6 Years 7-9 Years 10-13 Years 14+ 180 hours (15 days) 216 Hours (18 days) 240 Hours (20 days) 264 Hours (22 Days) 300 Hours (25 Days) Non-Commissioned Members Years 1-5 100 Hours (10 days) Years 6-10 150 Hours (I 5 days) Years 11-15 200 Hours (20 days) Years 16+ 1 additional day per year.
Medical: Effective January 1, 2021 the employer agrees to provide medial and group health insurance coverage for each employee and their dependents, through Washington Teamsters Welfare Trust, for each employee covered by this Agreement who are compensated for eighty (80) hours or more in the preceding calendar month, as follows: A. Medical Plan B, including ancillary benefits. 1. Life and AD&D Plan A - $30, 000.00 with $3,000.00 dependent life 2. Time Loss Plan A - $400. 00/week 3. Additional 9-month disability waiver.
Dental: Effective January 1, 2021 the employer agrees to pay into the Washington Teamsters Welfare Tmst for Dental Plan "A" for each employee covered by this Agreement who were compensated for eighty (80) hours in the preceding calendar month to provide dental coverage for the employee and their dependents.
Vision: Effective January 1, 2021 the employer agrees to pay into the Washington Teamsters Welfare Tmst for the EXT vision plan for each employee covered by this Agreement who were compensated for eight (80) hours in the preceding calendar month to provide vision coverage for the employee and their dependents.
City also pays for Life Flight membership.
Soap Lake Police Department - Lateral Patrol Officer Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
No, not required
|LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT)||
No, not required (may be required later)
|US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident||US Citizen|
|High School Grad/ GED||Yes|
|Driver's License Required||Yes|
|Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult||No adult felony convictions at any time.|
|Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile||Not normally, but can be reviewed depending on circumstance.|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Yes|
|Vision Requirements||Must meet LEOFF II standards.|
|Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification||Yes|
|Prior Experience Requirement||Yes|
|Veterans Preference Points||Yes|
|Body Decorations||All subject to current policy.|
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We consider all the scores from the same applicant|
|Request/Access Scores||On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur|
Soap Lake Police Department - Lateral Patrol Officer
PO Box 1270
Soap Lake, WA 98851 Grant County
Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: No, not required
PAT: No, not required (may be required later)
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