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Police Officer

Company: City of Everett
Location: everett
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Nature of Work


We Want Your Service in our Community!
We are actively searching for high quality lateral police officers. Everett Police Department serves a population over 108,000. We believe in community-oriented policing and work in partnership with the community to enhance quality of life and reduce crime through our core values of integrity, professionalism and honor.


  • Application materials may be accessed via http://www.everettwa.gov/careers.
  • All applicants are required to complete and submit the City of Everett employment application and supplemental questionnaire. FAXED or EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Note: All requirements must be met by the date the application is submitted (application date).
Why work for Everett Police Department?
  • Competitive Wages
  • Vacation Accrual Starting First Year
  • Pitman Work Schedule for Patrol Officers (rotating schedule with every other weekend off)
  • Uniforms, firearms, and duty gear provided
  • Boot/Vest Upgrade for Patrol Assignments, Clothing/Equipment Allowance for Plainclothes Assignments
  • Dry Cleaning Benefit
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
  • City Match on Deferred Compensation
  • Laterals accrue vacation based on total years of qualifying law enforcement service
  • LEOFF 2 Pension Plan
  • Floating Holidays
  • Holiday Bank (Can be Used or Cashed Out)
  • 4% Specialty Pay Incentive for Select Assignments
Everett Police Officers perform a wide variety of law enforcement activities including patrol of designated areas of City on foot, bike, motorcycle, or automobile. How do you see yourself contributing to the community in three to five years as an Everett Police Officer?

  • Downtown Bike Patrol
  • Training Officer
  • Marine Unit Dive Team
  • K-9 Handler
  • Hostage Negotiator
  • Major Crimes Detective
  • Property Crimes Detective
  • School Resource Officer
Follow the link to more specialty assignments that you may find attractive. For a full description of the police officer position, please see the class specification on the Citys Website

  • A minimum of twenty-four (24) months of full-time paid service as a sworn police officer in a civilian governmental jurisdiction with extensive patrol experience, without a break in service of more than thirty-six (36) months by the application date AND either the successful completion of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) prior to application date, or the ability to successfully complete the Washington State Justice Training Commission Equivalency Examination within one (1) year after employment. Out-of-state applicants must possess the necessary training and experience to become certified in accordance with Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission standards.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain prior to employment, a valid Washington State Driver License and the ability to maintain it for the duration of employment.
  • Attainment of the age of 21 years by the application date.
  • Excellent physical condition.
  • Not on the current eligible register for Experienced Police Officer, per Everetts Civil Service Rule 2.12.
    • Those meeting the requirements for the position will be examined by administration of an independently rated questionnaire, weighted 20%. Applicants with a passing grade on the questionnaire will be called to an oral panel evaluation, weighted 80%.
    • All portions of the process are designed to sample and measure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities
    • Additional screening prior to appointment to these positions includes an employment and general background investigation as well as medical, drug testing, psychological, and polygraph examinations.
    • Those applicants claiming Veterans Preference must submit a copy of their Form DD214 with the application for employment.
    About the position : This is a Civil Service class involving general police activities associated with the protection of life and property by enforcement of state and municipal codes, regulations and ordinances. The positions are located in the Police Department at the Everett City Hall and open positions 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. Grades earned as a result of this screen process are valid for 12 months after certification by the Civil Service Commission. Employment in this class requires compliance with all associated 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 that may include back x-rays and will include drug screening. This job classification is represented by Everett Police Officers Association.
    FILING OPENS: January 1, 2021

Keywords: City of Everett, Everett , Police Officer, Other , everett, Washington

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