Entry/Lateral Police Officer - Aberdeen, WA



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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING
Continuous


STARTING SALARY
Entry - $4,953 ($5,213 after graduation from the academy)
Lateral - $5,213 $6,335 per month


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- be a U.S. citizen
- possess a valid driver's license
- be at least 21 years of age
- possess a high school diploma or GED
- have no record of felony conviction or excessive traffic violation
- have good moral character

Additional qualifications for lateral:
- possess a valid state certification as a trained and qualified Peace Officer, or certification from the BPOTP Indian Police Academy or the Land MGT Police Training
- have at least two consecutive years as a full-time police officer with no more than one year of current lapse in law enforcement employment as a full-time officer at the time of application


SELECTION PROCESS
- written entrance exam
- oral interview
- polygraph test
- drug screening test
- background investigation
- medical examination
- physical agility test
- psychological test


HOW TO APPLY
Entry Level applicants need to apply through Public Safety Testing http://www.publicsafetytesting.com
Lateral applicants need to apply through Aberdeen Human Resources: http://aberdeenwa.gov/human-resources/aberdeen-police-officer-lateral/


CONTACT INFORMATION
Office of Human Resources
200 E. Market Street
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Telephone: (360) 537-3212
Web Site: http://aberdeenwa.gov/police-department/apd-homepage/





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