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Employment Opportunity


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 drivers license or be able to obtain one prior to 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  $3,750  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 $5,216 to $6,401 DOE. Officers receive a generous  benefit  package  including  medical, dental and vision insurance, 12 paid holidays, 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 to include: 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: Union Gap City Hall, Attention Karen Clifton, 102 W. Ahtanum Rd., Union Gap, WA 98903 or at  Please  write “Lateral Police Officer” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. October 28, 2021. EOE.