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Entry Level Police Officer Job - Monroe Police Department - Monroe, Washington




January 07, 2014

Monroe Police Department

Position Title: Entry Level Police Officer
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 12/31/2014
Job Description

CITY OF MONROE
818 W. MAIN ST.
MONROE, WASHINGTON 98272

www.monroewa.gov/index.aspx?NID=68

Updated: January 07, 2014

Classification: Entry-Level Police Officer

The Monroe Police Department has one current vacancy and anticipates additional vacancies in the future.

Salary Information:

  • Pre-Academy: $4,771
  • Academy: $4,879
  • Post Academy (Step A): $5,125 - (Step E): $6,229
  • Financial Incentives:

    • Education $147.74 (AA), $295.48 (BA), $426.99 (MA)
    • Longevity Pay
    • Specialty Pay (3-4% depending on specialty)

Benefit Information:

  • LEOFF II state retirement plan
  • Vacation (inclusive of holidays):
    216 - 320 hours annually and sick leave at 8 hours a month. Excellent health, dental, vision and prescription drug program (100% city paid for employee)
  • On-Site Wellness Center (Gym)
  • Police Officers Guild
  • Uniform / Equipment Provided
  • Employer paid Long Term Disability Plan
  • Optional Deferred Compensation with City "match" of 2%

Applicant Contact Person:

Debbie Willis
Administrative Bureau Director
dwillis@ci.monroe.wa.us

Department Overview:

The Monroe Police Department is committed to serving the community with professionalism, respect, integrity dedication, and excellence. We believe in hiring individuals who demonstrate responsibility, strong work ethic, common sense, and strong decision-making skills. A career with the Monroe Police Department can be very rewarding and satisfying as you have the opportunity to make a difference through applying sound concepts to the solution of real-life problems.

City/County/Area Information:

The City of Monroe lies 17 miles east of Everett on Highway 2 and 10 miles northeast of Bothell/Woodinville on Highway 522. With a diverse population of 16, 170, the city has become the center of trade, business, and professional services for East Snohomish County. We are anticipating growth in the near future with the addition of the North Kelsey Project, which will include retail and residential development. Monroe is the home of the Evergreen State Fair, the largest county fair in the state. The fairgrounds are open year-round to provide a variety of events. The equestrian park at the fairgrounds is one of the finest facilities in the west with events scheduled all year. The city is located in a river valley and surrounded by forested open space. Our many parks and public places are beautifully maintained. Access to fishing, white-water rafting, and other water sports, hiking, skiing, climbing, and camping opportunities is only minutes away. The mountain wilderness area east of Monroe is a panorama of waterfalls, streams and mountain lakes.

Additional Information

To apply and sign up for pre-employment testing, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on LAW ENFORCEMENT JOBS. Select the department and read over all the information and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. For questions about the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882 or 425-423-9922. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

Job Requirements
  • Age : 21
  • Education : High School Grad/GED
  • Experience : Entry
  • Additional Requirement :

    Job Requirements

    Age: 21 at time of hire.

    US Citizen:
    Yes. Must establish residency within 30 miles of the City of Monroe by the end of the probation period.

    High School Grad/GED: Yes

    Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Yes

    Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $4,771   monthly
    Academy Graduate: $5,125   monthly
    Top Pay: $6,229   monthly

    Contact Information

    Susie Patten
    spatten@nationaltestingnetwork.com
    Monroe Police Department
    818 W. Main St.
    Monroe, Washington 98272
    ph: (866)563-3882