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Police officer - lateral
The City of Poulsbo is seeking applications for an experience police officer to become a member of the Poulsbo Police Department. This is an exciting opportunity to live and work in a picturesque, friendly, growing community. We hope you consider joining our team. Please click the following link to view the job duties for the position, Police Officer Job Description.
Hours and Compensation: The position is full-time and most shifts work four 10 hour days. The 2023 salary range is $43.47 – $47.50 per hour depending on experience. There is also a Lateral Hiring Bonus Program of up to $5,000.
Benefits: The City contributes 95% of the cost of medical/vision premiums and 100% of dental premiums for full family coverage. The employee’s cost is $79 per month. The City also contributes $200 per month towards a health reimbursement account (HRA-VEBA) that can be used for out-of-pocket health expenses. There is a $45,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City.
Employees receive a holiday bank, sick leave and vacation accruals per the collective bargaining agreement. After six months of employment, employees receive one floating holiday; and after one year, two personal leave days are provided. Employees receive an additional 1.25% longevity pay after five years which increases every five years thereafter with a 5.75% maximum. Educational incentive pay includes a 2% premium for 90 credit hours or an AA degree, 4% premium for a Bachelor’s degree and a 6% premium for a Master’s degree. This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the State of Washington’s LEOFF System (LEOFF).
To apply: Candidates are invited to submit an Employment Application, Resume and Letter of Interest to: City of Poulsbo, Attn: Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St., Poulsbo, WA 98370 or via e-mail to email@example.com. The position is open until filled.
Police Department - POLICE OFFICER (ENTRY LEVEL)
The City utilizes Public Safety Testing (PST) to conduct the initial screening for entry-level candidates. Test scores are downloaded from PST’s website only at the time of a hiring process and candidates will be contacted at that time. Currently, we are fully staffed and do not have any open positions. Click here to learn more.