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Entry Level Police Officer

City of Monroe - Monroe, Washington

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$4,886.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$5,938.00 monthly

Job Description

CITY OF MONROE 818 W. MAIN ST. MONROE, WASHINGTON 98272 www.monroewa.gov Updated: August 08, 2013 The Monroe Police Department is currently hiring for two positions; the City continues to build a Civil Service eligibility list for the future. Classification: Entry-Level Police Officer Salary Information:
  • Pre-Academy: $4,548
  • Academy: $4,651
  • Post Academy (Step A): $4,886 - (Step E): $5,938
Financial Incentives:
  • Education $137 (AA), $274.01 (BA), $395.97 (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. Population: 17,304

Additional Information

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 at time of hire
  • Education: High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: Entry
Job Requirements:
  1. Age: 21 at time of hire.
  2. US Citizen: Yes. Must establish residency within 30 miles of the City of Monroe by the end of the probation period.
  3. High School Grad/GED: Yes
  4. Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Yes
  5. Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Additional: Applicants are cautioned that government clearances or success in other police agency selection processes are no guarantee of success in the Monroe Police Department hiring process. All candidates must successfully pass a department background process that includes, but is not limited to a polygraph, psychological, and medical examination.

Contact Informaton

Jim Patten

City of Monroe
818 W. Main Street
Monroe, Washington 98272
phone: (866) 563-3882

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