Entry Level Sheriff's Deputy Job - King County Sheriff's Office - Seattle, Washington

January 02, 2014

King County Sheriff's Office

Position Title: Entry Level Sheriff's Deputy
Position Type: Sheriff
Closing Date: 12/31/2014
Job Description


Web Site: www.kingcountysheriffjobs.com

KCSO is hiring! Testing now with National Testing Network (NTN) is encouraged. NTN scores are valid for 1 year.

Classification: Entry-Level Sheriff's Deputy

Salary Information:

Base salary range from $5,023 per month (entry) to $7,033 per month after five years. Education incentives, longevity pay and premium pay apply depending upon assignment.

Benefit Information:

  • Medical insurance funded (90%) after meeting annual deductible and attaining gold status
  • Fully paid dental, vision and basic life insurance for you and all of your dependents
  • Take home vehicle upon completion of probation
  • All uniforms and equipment provided
  • LEOFF 2 retirement
  • Optional deferred compensation program
  • Paid vacation and sick time

Current Hiring Status:
Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of three" with the top three candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.

KCSO hires continuously

Applicant Contact Person:
Email: kcso.recruiter@kingcounty.gov
Phone: (206) 205-7625

Department Information:

KCSO's 1170 employees (730 commissioned, 440 non-commissioned) function under four core values: leadership, integrity, service and teamwork. We are a full-service law enforcement agency for unincorporated King County, 12 cities and towns, the local and regional transit systems and the King County Airport. KCSO has four divisions: Field Operations (all uniformed patrol functions), Special Operations (SWAT, K9, Marine Unit, Helicopters, Search & Rescue), Criminal Investigations (detective positions investigating a wide variety of crimes) and Technical Services (911 call center, computer services). Deputies may choose from a variety of work environments ranging from urban to suburban and rural. Commissioned deputies assigned to patrol work eight hour shifts on a 5-2, 5-3 schedule.

City/County/Area Information:

Located on Puget Sound in Washington State, and covering 2,134 square miles, King County is nearly twice as large as the average county in the United States. With more than 1.8 million people, it also ranks as the 14th most populous county in the nation. King County (and the county seat, Seattle) is home to four professional sports teams, several concert and theater venues, ten colleges and universities, Starbucks, Boeing, 25,000 acres of parks and 175 miles of trails.

Population: 500,000

Additional Information

To test for Entry-Level King County Sheriff's Deputy, go to:

www.NationalTestingNetwork.com and select "Law Enforcement Jobs" on the first page. Then follow the instructions to select the position, the test center, and the date/times for testing. Be at the test center 30 minutes prior to test-time. There is a Google Map and address for any of our test centers on the website. If you have any questions, call 425-423-9922 (Wed - Sat) or 866-563-3882 (Support). KCSO holds Deputy Information Sessions monthly. The next workshops will be Jan 9th, Feb. 7th and March 6th. Information can be found at KSCO's website for location and times and how to reserve your seat.


Job Requirements
  • Age : 21 at the time of hire
  • Education : High School Grad/GED
  • Experience : Entry Level
  • Additional Requirement :

    Job Requirements:

    Age: 21 at date of Hire

    US Citizen: Yes

    High School Grad/GED: Yes

    Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License:
    Valid Washington Driver's License at time of hire.

    Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

    Normal color vision (based on the Ishihara standard range of normal color vision as determined by the medical exam)

    Uncorrected vision of 20/100 or better, correctable to 20/30 with the use of glasses, hard contact lenses or soft contacts you have worn for less than one year (OR)

    Corrected vision to 20/30 or better with soft contact lenses you have worn for at least one year (in this case there is no uncorrected vision standard) (OR)

    Uncorrected vision of 20/30 or better.

    College: NONE

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $5,023   monthly
    Top Pay: $7,033   monthly

    Contact Information

    Susie  Patten
    King County Sheriff's Office
    516 3rd Ave.
    Seattle, Washington 98104
    ph: (866)563-3882

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