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Employment Opportunity

CITY OF UNION GAP, WA LATERAL POLICE OFFICERS

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 cityofuniongap.com 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 Karen.Clifton@uniongapwa.gov.  Please  write “Lateral Police Officer” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. October 28, 2021. EOE.