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OKANOGAN COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES

Okanogan County Grainger Administration Building

123 Fifth Avenue North #150, Okanogan, WA 98840

 (509) 422-7169 - FAX (509) 422-7365

Okanogan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Corrections Officers Needed

(CIVIL SERVICE)

The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring for Correction Officers and offering local testing, which is geared directly to Entry Level Corrections Candidates! There are 4 open positions available in our facility, with a starting salary of $3,457 per month. Also included are excellent medical, dental and vision benefits, paid life insurance, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays as well as retirement and a health savings account and includes entrance into the LEOFF Union.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. 21 years of age
  2. Typing skills 20 wpm
  3. United States Citizen
  4. Valid Washington State Driver's license
  5. High School graduate or equivalent (G.E.D.)

Applicant cannot have been convicted of any felonies. Background investigation, psychological and polygraph exams conducted on successful candidates. Hiring is provisional, based on outcome of completed psychological evaluation.

If interested, please register for the exam by clicking “Apply on-line”. Once the application is received, a “Pre-Test” study guide along with the Physical Agility Requirements will be emailed to you as well as a link to the required 20 wpm typing test. Upon completion of the typing test, please email results to Debi Hilts. All further communication will be done via email. Please feel free to contact Debi Hilts/Civil Service Secretary at 509-422-7169 should you have any questions or for more information.

Law Enforcement Positions

(CIVIL SERVICE)

Current Employment Opportunities for
Sheriff Deputy and Communications Officer

Start a career with purpose and honor! A unique career opportunity for you to make a difference and serve your community by becoming a Deputy Sheriff, Correction Officer or Communication Officer.  For more information, and to register for your exam, please click the “Apply on-line” link at the bottom of this announcement. To apply for Entry Level Deputy Sheriff and 911 Dispatcher, please visit http://www.publicsafetytesting.com/ and click the “Sign Up” link at the top of the page to begin registration.

If you are interested in a Lateral position, please click “Apply On-line”, complete the “Personal History Statement, attach a letter of intent, resume and any current certifications, which should include academy dates of completion. If you would rather, you may print out the Personal History Statement and attach the needed documents and email to Debi Hilts – Civil Service Examiner/Secretary at Debi Hilts or send by USPS to Civil Service, 123 5th Ave N., Rm 139, Okanogan, WA 98840. If you have any questions, please feel free to call 509-422-7169.

TO APPLY FOR ENTRY LEVEL DEPUTY OR 911 COMMUNICAITONS OFFICER – GO TO http://www.publicsafetytesting.com/

TO APPLY FOR CORRECTION OFFICER – Click Here

TO APPLY FOR CONTROL ROOM OPERATOR (Jail) OR RECORDS CLERK – Click Here

For more information and complete job descriptions, please visit the Civil Service web page.



Okanogan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer