TUKWILA POLICE DEPARTMENT
6200 SOUTHCENTER BLVD
TUKWILA, WASHINGTON 98188
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Updated: July 03, 2019
Job Classification: Entry-Level Police Officer
The Tukwila Police Department is continuously recruiting for Entry Level Police Officer. Upon completion of the entry level exam and PAT testing, all applicants scores are automatically forwarded to the Tukwila Police Department. Applicants who attain a passing score on both the entry level exam and the physical abilities test, the Tukwila Police Department will contact applicants upon reviewing application materials and scores to continue to participate in other stages of the department selection process.
The Tukwila Police Department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. We encourage you to complete the PHQ as soon as possible. The PHQ must be completed or you may not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $72,972 Yearly
Contact Information: Recruiting Officer206email@example.com
Department Overview: The Tukwila Police Department works with the public to ensure safety, dignity, and respect for all. By constantly improving its own practices and educating the community, the Department both prevents and pursues crime.
The men and women of the Tukwila Police Department maintain professionalism and promote safety throughout the diverse City of Tukwila. With a wide range of programs and initiatives, officers prevent and address criminal activity of all types.
The Tukwila Police Department offers opportunities in specialties such as the Major Crimes Unit (MCU), Tukwila Anti-Crime Team (TAC), Community Police Team (CPT), Traffic Unit (Motors), Training Coordinator, Public Information Officer/Recruiter and a variety of other collateral duty assignments.
Tukwila, King County
The City of Tukwila is a dynamic suburb of Seattle, Washington. A unique city, Tukwila is one of the most diverse communities in the country, with more than 80 languages spoken in its schools. Tukwila is the largest retail mall in the Pacific Northwest. While less than 20,000 people reside in Tukwila, more than 47,000 work in the City every day and more than 150,000 go in and out of the city daily. The City has 325 FTEs, 90 temporary extra labor, and nine labor unions. Tukwila is a full-service city, with its own Police and Fire departments, as well as a robust Public Works department.Our Mission: To provide superior services that support a safe, inviting, healthy environment for our residents, businesses and guests.
All potential team members are evaluated on the following values:
Caring –We support the diverse community we serve with compassion, empathy and kindness.
Professional – We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards and act with integrity and transparency. We are respectful and courteous with all.
Responsive – We are timely and effective in the delivery of great customer service. We continually strive to find innovative ways to improve.
The City of Tukwila is an equal opportunity employer and strives to employ a diverse workforce reflective of the community it serves. Qualified applicants with multicultural experience and/or backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Applicant must have normal color vision. Applicant must have vision correctable to 20/20 in the better eye and 20/30 in the lesser eye. Applicants wearing eyeglasses or hard contacts must have uncorrected vision no worse than 20/200 in each eye. Applicants wearing soft contacts must be able to:
Additional Requirements: Initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the "education" and "work experience" section of your application.
In order to be considered for this position you MUST apply on-line and complete the entire Application. Please include related work experience in law enforcement and any other additional educational or volunteer experience related to the field.
Submit a one (1) page letter of interest to the Police Chief addressing your values and why you choose the Tukwila Police Department as a choice of employment.
Attach a current chronological resume and if applicable copies of college degree transcripts.
Automatic Disqualification barring employment in the City of Tukwila PD:
Veteran's Preference Points: City of Tukwila follows the guidance given by the State of Washington regarding applying veteran's points.
Please attach a copy of your DD214 or NGB Form 22 to your online application if you are eligible to claim these points.