Entry Level Sheriff's Deputy Job - Snohomish County Sheriff's Office - Everett, Washington

August 14, 2014

Snohomish County Sheriff's Office

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


Updated: August 14, 2014

Job Classification: Entry Level Deputy Sheriff

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is building an ongoing eligibility list for Entry Level Deputy Sheriff.   Testing for this position is through National Testing Network (NTN).

Salary Information:  2014 Rates are now $4,574.24 - $5,989.53
Benefit Information:
•    Salary may include college incentive pay, longevity pay and specialty pay if eligible
•    Choice of two medical insurance plans
•    Fully paid dental, vision and basic life insurance for you and all of your dependants
•    Take home vehicle upon completion of field training
•    All uniforms and equipment provided
•    LEOFF 2 retirement
•    Optional deferred compensation program
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Wellness Program and flexible spending account
•    Access to Snocope Credit Union
•    Direct payroll deposit option to various financial institutions
•    Long term disability insurance through the Deputy Sheriff Association
•    Paid vacation and sick leave

Contact Information:
Sergeant Steve McDonald

Department Overview: Snohomish County is located on Puget Sound, between Skagit County to the north and King County (and Seattle) to the south. Covering 2,090 square miles, it is the 13th largest county in total land area in Washington.
Snohomish County's varied topography ranges from saltwater beaches, rolling hills and rich river bottom farmlands in the west to dense forest and alpine wilderness in the mountainous east. Glacier Peak, at 10,541 feet, is the highest point in Snohomish County and one of the highest in Washington State. Sixty-eight percent of the county land area is forest land, 18% is rural, 9% is urban/city and 5% is agricultural.
The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is a full service law enforcement agency providing law enforcement, jail services, court security, and civil processing services to all areas of unincorporated Snohomish County and to the contract cities of Stanwood, Gold Bar, Darrington, Snohomish, Sultan, and Index.

Population: 733,036 (2012 estimate)

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

    Job Requirements
    Age: Must be 21 at the time of hire and at least 20.5 at the time of application.
    US Citizen: Yes
    High School Grad/GED: Yes
    Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Yes
    Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

    Selection Process:
    •    All interested applicants must complete an application, Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ) and successfully pass the written and physical fitness tests administered by NTN.
    •    Applicants must also submit an on-line Civil Service application and supplemental questionnaire through Snohomish County's NEOGOV site. Snohomish County Job Opportunities
    •    Applicant must achieve a passing score of at least 70% on the video and reading sections of the written exam. Applicant must pass the report writing section and the physical fitness test. The Physical Fitness Test includes: a mile and a half run, a 300m sprint, push-ups and sit-ups (minimum 160 points needed for a passing score).
    •    Qualified individuals will be invited to participate in an oral board interview to evaluate their experience, education and personal preparation for this position. A passing score of at least 70% is required on this portion of the testing process.
    •    Veterans' scoring criteria will be granted in accordance with RCW 41.04.
    •    Applicant's eligibility on the Civil Service eligibility list will be valid for one (1) year.
    •    Candidates on the eligibility list will be certified to the Sheriff to begin the pre-employment portion of the process.
    •    Candidates will receive an e-mail from Civil Service with their score and rank on the Civil Service eligibility list.

    Candidates must  fill out the County application at agency.governmentjobs.com/snohomish/default.cfm.

    The department requires the candidate PHQ.  You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account.  NTN suggests completing the PHQ as soon as possible or you may not be considered further in the process.

    To 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 requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. The PHQ can be accessed through the candidate's NTN account. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Support on our website or at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, "Like" National Testing Network on Facebook.

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $4574   monthly

    Contact Information

    Chad Andrews
    Snohomish County Sheriff's Office
    3000 Rockefeller, MS 606
    Everett, Washington 98201
    ph: (866)563-3882

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