NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.
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. Laterals, please see exam announcement for additional qualifications.
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: ONE (Full-time)
SALARY & BENEFITS: Union, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, longevity, retirement plan, and medical benefits. Starting salary: Entry Level at Step 1, $3402.47/month; Laterals: Step 2, $3511.67/month to Step 3, $3626.06/month, DOE.
GENERAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Must be a citizen of the United States of America or a lawful permanent resident who can read and write the English language (RCW 41.08.070).
- Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent.
- Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at time of appointment.
- Vision must be at least 20/100 corrected to 20/20 with no color blindness.
- Must possess and maintain a valid vehicle operator’s license.
- 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.
- Lateral applicants: After graduation from an accredited basic corrections academy, a minimum of two years of non-military, continuous corrections officer experience with a single law enforcement agency, with no break in service of more than 180 days, and be currently employed as a corrections officer in a position equivalent to Corrections Officer, Pend Oreille County, with proper certification.
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: Thursday, July 16, 2020, by 4:00pm., in person at 625 W. 4th St. Newport, WA., or via mail (Civil Service, PO BOX 5060, Newport, WA 99156).
TESTING DATE: PAT and written on Friday, July 17, 2020. See below for details.
PEND OREILLE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.