Boise Police Department - Police Officer - Current Openings Job - Public Safety Testing - Lynnwood, Washington

August 29, 2014

Public Safety Testing

Position Title: Boise Police Department - Police Officer - Current Openings
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 12/31/2014
Job Description

A unique career opportunity for you to make a difference and serve your community by becoming a Police Officer for the Boise Police Department. They have current openings!

Public Safety Testing will be conducting testing on September 6, 2014 in Boise, ID! To sign-up for the test, please visit our website and click on the "Sign Up" link to complete the easy application process at Please visit our website for additional testing dates.

Community Information:
Boise is a city nestled along the river where the desert softly meets the mountains ... A city that major corporations choose to call home because they find urban amenities without urban hassles ... A city touched by four seasons but always with moderation ... A city where your daytime golf game could be the warm-up for your nighttime of skiing ... A city given birth by hard-working visionary pioneers, nurtured by their offspring and treasured by those who sustain her life today. Idaho's capital city is a small city with a big heart and a hometown feeling. Please visit our city's website at

Salary and Benefit Information:
Salary is dependent upon the officer's education or P.O.S.T. certification.
Probationary Police Officer - Probationary status for a period of one year from date of hire.
Police Officer I, II, III - Annual promotions based on satisfactory performance evaluations.

October 2012:

Probationary- $3371 - $3719;
Police Officer I -$4010 - $4348;
Police Officer II- $4172 - $4508;
Police Officer III- $4967 - $5304.
Shift Differential -Differential pay dependent upon shifts worked: 3% - Swings; 5% - Nights.
Advancements based on specific criteria of longevity, and training hours.
*Paid overtime for required work or court appearance.
*A yearly clothing allowance of $1200.00.
*Excellent health and dental insurance for employee paid through a Police and Fire Union Health Care Trust.
*Dry cleaning allowance
*Ten paid holidays
*Sick leave, with partial payment for accumulated unused sick leave upon retirement.
*Excellent retirement benefits under a State plan.
*Accrued annual leave from 10 to 20 hours per month, depending on years of service.
*Life and disability insurance options.
*Deferred Compensation and Post Employment Health Plan - contributions are matched up to 4.5% of annual salary and are tax deferred.
*Medicare only contributions are made into Social Security.


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Job Requirements
  • Age 21
  • Education Have completed 64 semester credit hours of academic study from an accredited college
  • Experience Entry level
  • Additional Requirement :

    - Be at least 20 years of age to apply and 21 by the date of hire. Applicants 20 years of age should contact Police Personnel to determine if they will be 21 by the time of the projected hire date.
    -Must be a US Citizen by time of test.
    -Must be a High School Graduate or have a GED by the time of test.
    -Applicants must have uncorrected vision in each eye of 20-200 with the strong eye corrected to 20-20 and the weaker eye to 20-60. Applicants who wear contact lenses are exempt from the uncorrected vision of 20-200, but must have the strong eye corrected to 20-20 and weaker eye corrected to 20-60. Exceptions may be made by the P.O.S.T. Council.
    -Have completed 64 semester credit hours of academic study from an accredited college as accepted by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges, or have an Idaho P.O.S.T. Intermediate Certificate. An out-of-state Intermediate Certificate equivalent may be substituted for the college requirement. Boise Police Department recognizes the value of military training and experience. Therefore the Boise Police Department is accepting military service in lieu of a portion of the 64 semester college academic credits to apply. To qualify, the applicant must have completed 32 semester college academic credits; and, possess an Honorable Discharge or be an active member of a Reserve Component/National Guard Unit and be in good standing; and, achieved a rank equivalent of E-4 or above; and must agree to obtain a cumulative total of 64 semester college academic credits or equivalent within five years of the date of hire with the Boise Police Department. Please note that college credit may be obtained by completing the POST Academy, the Boise Police Department's Advanced Academy and the Boise Police Department's Field Training Program. All other requirements for entry level or lateral entry officer still apply. For more information go to For additional information, please call (888) 48-BOISE. Also, check the Boise Police Department's hiring web site for more information as it becomes available.
    - Be of high moral character and free of any recent major or habitual violations of the law, including drug usage or other activities or associations that would affect credibility as a police officer. Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony and must possess or be able to acquire a valid Idaho driver's license. Other criminal or driving convictions may also be grounds for rejection.
    Applicants must pass a physical fitness assessment and medical examination and be able to perform all essential functions of the position.
    -Please visit the Public Safety Testing's website for automatic disqualifiers.

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $3371   monthly

    Contact Information

    Diana Lau
    Public Safety Testing
    20818 44th Ave W Suite 160
    Lynnwood, Washington 98036
    ph: (425)776-9615

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