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City of Everett Entry Level Police Officer in Everett, Washington

Make a difference. Start a rewarding career. Join the City of Everett Police Department.Competitive law enforcement salary and excellent benefits!HOW TO APPLY:Please visit and you will be able to fill out your application online and select the testing date, time, and location most convenient for you. For further information, call toll-free 1-866-HIRE-911. Applicants must also complete their Personal History Statement (PHS) via and the City’s Supplemental Personal History Statement by the close of the filing window in order to be placed on the eligibility register. The supplemental can be found at screening process will consist of a written test weighted 100% (pass score 70.00 and above) AND successful completion (Pass) on the Physical Ability Test (PAT) within the six months prior to the closing date. Public Safety Testing conducts the City of Everett's written and PAT examinations. We consider the highest score received within the past one year.All portions of the process are designed to sample and measure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities. Additional screening prior to appointment to the Police Officer (Entry-Level) position includes an employment and general background investigation as well as medical, drug testing, psychological and polygraph examinations.ABOUT THE POSITION:This is an entry-level Civil Service class involving supervised training and exercise of routine duties associated with the protection of life and property by enforcement of state and municipal codes, regulations, and ordinances. The positions are located at the Everett City Hall and one or more positions will generally occur each year. The Civil Service eligibility register for this position is subject to continuous modification as a result of the open/continuous nature of the process; however, scores earned as a result of this screening process are valid for twelve (12) months after certification by the Civil Service Commission. This job classification is represented by the Everett Police Officers Association. In addition, entry into this classification through an open/competitive basis is subject to an eighteen (18) month probationary period. Employment in this class requires compliance with all department fitness standards and requirements as well as a satisfactory background check, FBI record check, polygraph (lie detector) exam, and psychological evaluation. Hiring offers are contingent upon successful completion of a City-paid LEOFF medical evaluation and medical history review, which may include back x-rays and will include drug screening.JOB DESCRIPTIONWork of this class involves assistance in foot, bicycle or automobile patrol of designated City areas to investigate, deter and discover possible violations of criminal and vehicle traffic laws, codes and/or ordinances; supervised responses to calls, complaints or reports of the actual, possible or potential occurrence of criminal activity; administration of immediate assistance to citizens in critical and/or emergency situations where the security of lives and/or property may be endangered. The activities are generally performed under the immediate supervision of an assigned field-training officer (FTO). In addition, all work must be performed in accordance with all currently applicable department rules, policies and procedures. Employees may be directed to engage in specialized assignments according to abilities and knowledge developed during the initial training period. Work of this class is subject to continual review by direct inspection, written report and/or oral discussion for accuracy and conformance to instructions as well as established policies and procedures.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONSThe following knowledge, skills, and ab