Entry/Lateral Police Officer

Kennewick Police Department - Kennewick, Washington

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$82,886.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$82,886.00 annual
$97,333.00 annual
Top Pay:
$107,072.00 annual

Job Description

The City of Kennewick currently has 3 OPENINGS for Entry Level or Lateral Police Officers. Additional openings anticipated in 2019!

Website: https://www.go2kennewick.com/406/Police-Employment

Recruiting Video: https://youtu.be/O8VTc7nn3QE

SALARY INFORMATION: $82,886 to $107,072/Year (includes holiday pay)

Monthly Salaries: Hire-$6460; 18 months-$6783; 30 months-$7188; 42 months-$7586

Career Development Program:

Police Officer First Class: $7776

Senior Police Officer: $8041

Master Police Officer: $8345

LATERAL OFFICER SALARY INFORMATION: Start between $87,030 and $97,333.

BENEFIT INFORMATION: Union Affiliation: Kennewick Police Officers Benefit Association, Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, Annual Leave, Bereavement Leave, Deferred Compensation 457 Plan (with current 5% City contribution and no match required), Life Insurance, State Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters (LEOFF 2) Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Plan, Flex-Plan program.

See additional benefits in the recruiting brochure: https://www.go2kennewick.com/DocumentCenter/View/844/Benefits-Brochure

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION: The Kennewick Police Department is a high energy, progressive organization whose motto is, “Committed to Your Safety”. By implementing community oriented policing programs and working with the other city municipal departments our collective vision is, “One Team – One Future.” Our commitment to the citizens who live, work, and play in Kennewick to continue with the work of ”Leading the Way.” We are looking for reasonable, hardworking problem solvers who are ready to join our team!

Our population is approximately 80,000 and growing daily. Kennewick is the retail-shopping hub for southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon. We provide affordable housing and support services for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, its many diverse contractors, employees, and their families. We are an agency of 127 employees with an authorized commissioned strength of 107 Officers. We have four divisions – the Patrol Division, the Criminal Investigations Division, the Special Services Division, and Administrative Services Division.

CITY INFORMATION: The City of Kennewick is the largest of the Tri-Cities located in beautiful southeastern Washington State. A thriving city, Kennewick continues to be at the forefront for state-wide growth in almost every way. The retail hub for southeastern Washington, the city benefits from a talented labor pool, steady job market and low cost of living. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, Kennewick has also become a major tourist attraction. Nestled in the heart of Washington wine country, Kennewick boasts over 160 wineries within a 50 mile radius. Kennewick’s location along the Columbia River provides a variety of recreational activities including world-class fishing, birding, bike trails and parks.

Find more city information here: http://www.visittri-cities.com/

START THE TESTING PROCESS NOW AT: https://www.go2kennewick.com/406/Police-Employment

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: For Laterals 12 months experience.

Contact Informaton

Isaac Merkl

Kennewick Police Department
211 W 6th Ave
Kennewick, Washington 99336
phone: 509-582-1371

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