Deputy Sheriff- Entry and Lateral

Deputies are responsible for the preservation of the public peace, protection of life and property, prevention of crime, investigation of crimes, the arrest of violators of the law, the proper enforcement of all laws and ordinances of the County, State and the United States, and adherence to the Sheriff’s Rules, Regulations and Procedures.

No Experience necessary for Entry. Laterals, please see the exam announcement.

Exam Announcement, Job Description, Physical Agility Test (PAT), and application are below.

Number of vacancies: minimum of 3.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Union, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, longevity, retirement plan, and medical benefits. Starting salary: Entry Level at Step 1, $4137.30/month; Laterals: Step 2, $4310.43/month to Step 4, $4654.48/month, depending on experience.

TO APPLY: Civil Service Application Required.  Print an application from below (you cannot apply on-line). You can pick up or request a copy by mail, from the Pend Oreille County Civil Service Office, 625 W. 4th St., Newport, WA 99156, Monday through Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM. (509) 447-6480

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, June 7, 2017, by 2:00pm., in person at 625 W. 4th St. Newport, WA., or via mail at PO BOX 5060, Newport, WA 99156 and received by deadline.



Physical Agility Test (PAT): Thursday, June 8, 2017, 8:00 a.m. in the Civil Service Office at the County Courthouse, 625 W. 4th St., Newport, WA.

>You must pass the PAT to continue on to the written.

Written Exam: (same day) Thursday, June 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at the same location in the Civil Service Office.

Typing Test: No minimum required and not grounds for disqualification. Your typing score will be added to your application before submission to the Sheriff’s office. Test will be administered before the deadline, and on testing day (after the written). Dates available: 8am-2pm May 22, 23, 24, 25, 31, and June 1, 2, 5, 6, 7. Please schedule your typing test ahead of time (by phone, email, or at the time you submit your application) to avoid the wait time on testing day. You may take the typing test at the time you submit your application if it falls within the dates and time stated.

Deputy Exam Announcement

Physical Test Requirements

Deputy Sheriff Job Description

POC Civil Service Application 2017