Yakima County Human Resources

  • 220-XXX Lateral Deputy Sheriff-Sheriff

    Working Title
    Lateral Deputy
    Location
    US-WA-Yakima
    Type
    Regular Full Time Budgeted
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Department
    Sheriff's Office
    Hours/Week
    40
    Required Testing/Exercises
    Must be certified by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission as a qualified law enforcement officer prior to date of hire;Must have successfully completed probationary period inclusive with two (2) years regular service with a bona fide government law enforcement agency; andMust meet all other minimum qualifications required of entry level applicants including the following:Education: Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen or Naturalization paper and provide proof of citizenship (e.g. birth certificate), have a good command of reading and writing the English language,Physical Condition: Must be in excellent physical condition and able to perform the full range of required duties including making a physical arrest. Must pass comprehensive pre-employment physical examination. Licenses: Must possess a valid Washington State driver’s license upon appointment.Visual Acuity: The applicant must possess visual acuity of not less than 20/100 in each eye without correction and corrected to 20/20 vision in the better eye and 20/30 in the lesser eye. Age: Candidates for Yakima County Deputy Sheriff’s must be 21 years of age or older at the time of the examination.
    Union
    Deputy Sheriff’s Guild
    Open Date
    6/7/2019
    Close Date
    12/31/2019
    Compensation
    $4,714 per month
  • Overview

    The Yakima County Civil Service Commission is now accepting applications to form a Register of eligible candidates for the position of LATERAL ENTRY DEPUTY SHERIFF  with the Yakima County Sheriff's Department.

     

    Position will be open until filled  and completed applications will be reviewed at the end of each month. 

     

    Applicants must complete and submit below paperwork PRIOR to be considered:

     

    Required:

    #1 Yakima County Application

    #2 Resume - which can be attached to the application

    #3 Proof of Citizenship (Copy of Birth Certificate / Naturalization Paperwork)

    #4 Proof of High School Education or GED  (copy of HS diploma or GED transcripts/or college transcripts or Degree).

    #5 Copy of Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Certificate.  If you live outside WA State, you must provide the Certificate from your State.

     

    Copies of  proof of Citizenship, proof of HS eductation and WSCJTC Certificate can be mailed to:

    Yakima County Human Resrouces

    128 N 2nd Street, Room B-27

    Yakima WA  98901

     

     

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Duties: Under the supervision of a commanding officer, is responsible for the protection of life and property, suppression of crime, enforcement of laws and ordinances, preservation of peace, and traffic direction. Work may require performance of hazardous tasks under emergency and/or arduous conditions, which involve physical and mental stress. Weekends, holidays and rotating shifts are required.

     

     

    Qualifications

    To be considered a Lateral Deputy you must meet these minimum requirements:

     

    1. Certified by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission as a qualified law enforcement officer; and
    2. Successfully completed probationary period inclusive with two (2) years regular service with a bona fide government law enforcement agency; or
    3. If you live outside Washington, you must be Certified as a law enforcement officer and meet the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission WAC Requirements for lateral entry, be sent to the WSCJTC for the equivalency training: and 
    4. Meets all other minimum qualifications required of entry level applicants.

     

     

     

    Condition of Employment:

    This position is under the Yakima County Deputy Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Officers Guild.

      

    Candidates that qualify, must score a minimum of 75% on the oral examination. Those applicants who are eligible for veteran’s preference will receive 5 or 10 percent based on eligibility status.

     

    All candidates are subject to physical agility/performance test, a background investigation, polygraph test, psychological examination and physical examination.

     

     

     

    Preference Points:

    Preference Points must be submitted to Yakima County Human Resources prior to the Oral Board.

     

    Veteran’s Preference Points

               #1 Veteran’s Preference Application Form                                             

                #2 Copy of DD214                                                                                 

     

     Reserve Preference Points                                                                              

     

     

     

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