This exam is for the purpose of establishing a certified list of candidates for employment in the Sheriff Department’s Emergency Management Office and ITS Department. This is a combined full-time position.

SEE FULL EXAM ANNOUNCEMENT ATTACHED BELOW. Test date is set for Saturday, February 29 @ 10 a.m.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Assists in general office duties, training operations, safety and volunteer coordination, and assists with the coordination of Emergency Management Programs. Provides administrative support to the EM Department and the ITS Department with accounts payable/receivable, inventory, payroll, grants, and other various clerical duties.


GENERAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED of all applicants prior to entering the classified service are:
1. Minimum typing speed of 30 WPM with 90% accuracy. You must pass a typing test in order to take the written.
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 eighteen (18) years of age at time of appointment.
5. Must be a U.S. citizen at time of appointment.
6 Prior to employment, certified applicants will complete additional testing by the Sheriff’s Office including, but not limited to, a thorough criminal history check, background check, a polygraph, physical (medical) check, drug screening, and psychological tests.


SALARY AND BENEFITS: Starting Entry rate (currently under union negotiations for 2020) $16.33/hour ($2830.44/month), DOE. Benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, life insurance, retirement plan and medical benefits. Union position with contract between Teamsters Local 690 EMS/911 Operators and the Sheriff’s Department.

TO APPLY: Civil Service Application Required. Print and fill out (cannot apply on-line) 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. Fee may be waived due to financial hardship. Pend Oreille County is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: by 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday at Pend Oreille County Civil Service Office, 625 W. 4th St., Newport, WA. 99156. Last day to accept applications is Friday Feb. 28, 2020 by 2 p.m.

Civil Dep. & ITS Exam Announcement

Job Description Civil Dep. – ITS Admin. Assistant

POC Civil Service Application CD&IT Admin