Female Corrections Officers-No Exp. & Lateral (Civil Service)

This Female Corrections Officer position is necessary due to the jail’s female population.


DUTIES: The Female Corrections Officer is a “Correctional employee” as defined under RCW 9.94.050, and as such has the powers and duties of a peace officer while acting in the supervision and transportation of prisoners, is responsible for booking, searching and releasing prisoners; conducting security checks and maintaining security in all areas of the correction facility; writing required reports/documentation of activity; supervise meal service, visitation, recreation and work activities of inmate workers; answer telephones; take informal action to correct inmate behavior as appropriate; monitor jail access.

This exam is for the purpose of establishing a certified list of candidates for current vacancies and future employment as a Corrections Officer in the Sheriff’s Office. The eligibility of successful candidates shall remain in effect one year. See exam announcement below.


SALARY & BENEFITS: Union, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, longevity, retirement plan, and medical benefits. Starting salary: Entry Level at Step 1, $3112.02/month; Laterals: Step 2, $3220.02/month to Step 3, $3333.53/month, DOE.

1. Must be a U.S. citizen at time of appointment.
2. Must speak, read, write legibly and spell correctly in the English language.
3. Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent.
4. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at time of appointment.
5. Vision must be at least 20/100 corrected to 20/20 with no color blindness.
6. Must possess and maintain a valid vehicle operator’s license. Applicants will be checked through the motor vehicle division.
7. Prior to employment, certified applicants will complete additional testing by the Sheriff’s Office including, but not limited to, a thorough criminal history check, a polygraph, physical (medical) check, and psychological tests.

TO APPLY: Civil Service Application Required. See Below to print an application (you cannot apply on-line), 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: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, by 2:00pm., in person at 625 W. 4th St. Newport, WA., or via mail (PO BOX 5060, Newport, WA 99156)

TESTING DATE: PAT and written on Wednesday January 31, 2018. See below for details.


Corrections Exam Announcement

Position Description 2012 FEMALE

PAT Corrections-application copy-informational only

POC Civil Service Application 2017 FEMALE

911 Dispatchers for Sheriff’s Office (Civil Service)

Dispatchers are responsible for the transmission of radio and telephone messages and requests for law enforcement, emergency medical and fire services. Shall dispatch public safety units and monitor their activity, providing support as required. Handles highly stressful emergency requests; calms, negotiates and controls callers to gather essential information to communicate to responders. Coordinates inter-office telephone traffic and other correspondence. Acts as a direct representative of the Sheriff when dispatching Sheriff’s Office law enforcement personnel.

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

Exam Announcement, Job Description, and Civil Service Application are below. You cannot submit the application on-line.


SALARY AND BENEFITS: Union. Starting Entry rate: $17.48/hr ($3031.09/month). Starting Lateral rate: $18.18/hr – $18.91/hr ($3152.33/month-$3278.43/month), DOE. Benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, life insurance, retirement plan and medical benefits.

EXAMINATION SCHEDULE: Typing Test: Between 8:15-9:45 am Thursday, January 25, 2018 – Keyboarding is 40 WPM with a 90% accuracy (a pass or fail test). Your keyboarding appointment will be set at the time you file your application. You must pass the typing test to take the Written Exam (same day): Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 10:00 am (allow 2 hours for written test). Test location: County Courthouse, Commissioner’s Office 625 W. 4th St. Newport, WA 99156. A non-refundable $15.00 testing fee does apply.

TO APPLY: Civil Service Application RequiredPrint application from below or obtain an application from the Pend Oreille County Civil Service Office, 625 W. 4th St., Newport, WA. 99156, Monday through Friday 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m.; 509 447-6480. A non-refundable $15.00 testing fee payable to Pend Oreille County Treasurer must accompany the original application packet. Pend Oreille County is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Drop off, fax, or mail application by deadline.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by 2:00 pm at Pend Oreille County Civil Service Office, 625 W. 4th St., Newport, WA. 99156. If mailing: use PO Box 5060, Newport, WA 99156 (has to arrive by deadline) or fax 509-447-0595.

Dispatcher Exam Announcement 1-2018


POC Civil Service 911 Application 2017


General Application