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Police Officer

Pullman Fire Department - Pullman, Washington

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$4,483.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$6,530.00 monthly

Job Description

PULLMAN POLICE DEPARTMENT 620 SOUTH GRAND PULLMAN, WASHINGTON 99163 www.pullman-wa.gov/departments/police Updated: January 14, 2014 Job Classification: Entry Level Police Officer The Pullman Police Department is currently testing for Entry Level Police Officer. This position requires both the written and physical tests. All testing through National Testing Network must be completed by February 7, 2014. The Pullman Police Department fills vacant career Police positions from a pre-established hiring list. This list is built through National Testing Network. The top candidates will be invited to an oral interview and then the top three will be invited to a Chief’s interview following the Rule of Three regulated by Civil Service. Salary Information: 2014 Step 1 police officer $4,483.00 to $6,530.00 a month. Contact Information: Karen Sires Secretary/Chief Examiner, Civil Service Commission Karen.sires@pullman-wa.gov General Purpose: This position performs law enforcement, crime investigation, and crime prevention work. Primary responsibility is for the protection of life through enforcing statutes and laws. Duties normally consist of patrol and traffic activities in the city on an assigned shift in a patrol car, on foot, or bicycle and preliminary investigations; however employees may be delegated assignments in specialized areas. Work involves an element of personal danger and employees must exercise individual judgment and discretion in meeting emergencies and enforcing ordinances and laws. Department Overview: The Pullman Police Department is a full-service, proactive and progressive law enforcement agency serving the City of Pullman. Services provided include crime prevention, criminal and traffic collision investigation, dispute mediation, traffic and parking enforcement, animal control, and code enforcement. Specialty assignments include detective, field training officer, college hill officer, and school resource officer. The Pullman Police Department embraces the Community Policing model of active community engagement and cooperation. Staffing consists of 28 sworn officers and a support staff of 14 providing 24/7 patrol and records coverage. Patrol officers work a 9/80 schedule and detectives work a 4/10 schedule. Area Information: Pullman is home to Washington State University and eight miles from the Idaho border and the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. Pullman is also approximately seventy miles south of Spokane, Washington and thirty miles north of Lewiston, Idaho, home to spectacular recreational areas of Hells Canyon and Snake and Clearwater rivers. Located in the beautiful Palouse area of Washington, Pullman boasts a college town environment with four seasons. The area is a full of nearby outdoor recreation, abundant PAC12 sporting activities and entertainment with temperate sunshine days most of the year. Pullman is a clean, energetic city with an excellent public school system conducive to raising a family. The Police Department also receives excellent community support. Population: 31,000

Additional Information

The Pullman Police Department requires candidates to complete the City application. You may complete and submit the application at www.pullman-wa.gov/departments/human-resources/city-job-openings. The application must be completed by the closing date or you will not move forward in the process. The Department requires the candidate PHQ. This questionnaire can be accessed through the candidate’s NTN account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process. To schedule 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. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: : Entry
US Citizen: Yes Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License:Valid Driver's License by date of testing. Able to obtain Washington License within 90 days of hire if needed. Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes Vision: Corrected to 20/20 Qualifications:
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in English.
  • Read and understand laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations.
  • Develop skill in the use and care of a variety of firearms and law enforcement equipment.
  • Learn and perform first aid.
  • Have physical strength and agility sufficient to perform the work required.
  • Maintain effective relations with fellow employees and with citizens from varied racial, ethnic, or economic backgrounds.
  • Successfully pass a Medical Evaluation.
  • Successfully pass the Washington State Police Academy.

Contact Informaton

Susie Patten

Pullman Fire Department
620 South Grand
Pullman, Washington 99163
phone: 866-563-3882

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