Police Officer (Entry and Lateral)

Ellensburg Police Department   Ellensburg, WA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
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Posted on January 11, 2021

Police Officer (Entry and Lateral)  

Open: January 11, 2021

Closes: January 29, 2021

The Ellensburg Police Department has a current police officer vacancy and is establishing an eligibility list for Entry and Lateral Police Officer.

The Ellensburg Police Department strives to build & foster citizen trust through community partnerships as well as proactive and innovative policing strategies. Officers are encouraged to engage and interact with community members to improve our citizen's quality of life.  Please click on the following link to see a glimpse of why Ellensburg is such a great place to live and work. 

The City of Ellensburg contracts with Public Safety Testing (PST) to conduct testing for our police officer positions (both entry and lateral.)  To view agency requirements and to schedule a test date please visit their website at www.publicsafetytesting.com.  We will be accepting scores from PST through the January 29, 2021 testing.  Public Safety Testing can also be reached by calling 1-866-HIRE-911. 

This position is represented by Teamsters Local #760. 

Salary: $5,048 - $6,574/month (depending on qualifications/experience) plus benefits, education incentive, fitness incentive, incentive pay for specialty positions, and longevity pay when eligible.

Special Requirements:

Applicants must agree to a credit check and be in good credit standing having no debts currently assigned to collections with a history that reflects no pattern of credit instability.  The applicant must not have a pending garnishment or judgement which may cause undue hardship while employed with this agency, with the exception of child support.  The hiring authority shall determine the status of applicant’s credit history on a case by case basis.

This is a Civil Service Position.