KING COUNTY SHERIFF
516 THIRD AVENUE
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98104
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
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.
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:
Phone: (206) 205-7625
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.
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.