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The Union Gap Police Department is currently seeking qualified Lateral Police Officers.  Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid Washington State driver’s license or be able to obtain one prior to the date of hire, be a United States Citizen, and be a Certified Peace Officer in Washington State, or equivalent, with a minimum of two (2) years of paid service as a sworn Police Officer within the last five (5) years.  Qualified officers will receive pay and vacation accrual commensurate to their prior years of service and a $15,000 signing bonus.  The department issues Officers assigned vehicles and incentive pay for education, field training officer certification, physical fitness incentive, and special assignment pay.  The rate of pay is $5,642 to $6,923 DOE.  Officers receive a generous benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 12 paid holidays, an annual $1,050 uniform allowance, paid vacation and sick leave, LEOFF II retirement, and deferred compensation with a 4% City match.  Qualified applicants will be invited to a panel interview.  Successful applicants will undergo a background investigation including polygraph, psychological, and medical examinations.  Applicants must submit a completed City application and personal resume.

Applications may be obtained online at or at Union Gap City Hall, 102 W Ahtanum Rd Union Gap, WA 98903. Applications must be returned to:, or mailed to Union Gap City Hall, Attention Teresa Lopez, 102 W. Ahtanum Rd., Union Gap, WA 98903. Applications will be accepted at the above address until the position is filled, with the first review on March 30, 2023. EOE.