City of Union Gap Police

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Police Officer – Entry Level & Lateral

The City of Union Gap is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer- Entry Level & Lateral. Applicants must be a United States citizen, able to read and write the English language, have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED, and be 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Must possess or be able to obtain by the time of hire a valid Washington State driver’s license without suspension or revocation in the State. Must be in good health, of good moral character, have a good credit rating, and possess a good personality, judgment and aptitude. Height and weight must be proportionate, must be physically fit and capable of arduous duty. Lateral applicants must be certified by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission as a police officer, or have the ability to successfully complete the State basic training equivalency test within 1 year after employment, and must have a minimum of 24 months of full time paid service as a sworn police officer in a bona fide government law enforcement agency in the past 5 years. Felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories within the past 7 years are not allowed. lateral officers will receive pay and vacation accrual commensurate to their prior years of service and up to $15,000 signing bonus. Salary ranges from $5,642 to $6,923 per month DOQ, plus benefits.

An application and job description is available at Union Gap City Hall, located at 102 W. Ahtanum Road, Union Gap, WA, or on our website at www.cityofuniongap .com . Applications must be completed in full and returned to: Union Gap City Hall, attention Karen Clifton, 102 W. Ahtanum Road, Union Gap, WA 98903. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with first review on July 17, 2023. EOE.