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Police Officer (Experienced/Lateral) - Police Department

The City of Poulsbo’s Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a community oriented police department.  A ideal candidate will be an experienced police officer in a non-probationary status.  Please see the following link to view the position announcement ~ 2019 PPD Flyer.

Hours and Compensation:  The position is full-time with a starting salary of $36.76 – $40.13 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits:  Employees receive a holiday bank of hours that can be used throughout the year or if unused at year end, the hours are cashed out; 8 hours of vacation accrual per month (increases in 3rd year), and 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year.  After six months of employment, employees receive one floating holiday and after one year, two personal leave days are provided.  Employees also receive an additional 1.25% longevity pay after five years (longevity increases every five years).  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters Retirement System (LEOFF).  The City pays 95% of medical and vision premiums, 100% of dental premiums for full-family coverage and 100% of life insurance premiums for a total of $1,504.00 per month.  Employees  pay $71.60 per month for full-family health insurance coverage for an excellent health and dental insurance plan.  The City also contributes $290.42 per month into a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA-VEBA).  There is a $45,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a Letter of Interest, Resume and City Application to:  City of Poulsbo, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or e-mail application packet to dkingery@cityofpoulsbo.comWe have a current opening.  An interview date has been scheduled for Thursday, November 14, 2019.  Please submit your application materials ASAP.  The position is open until filled!

Contact information:  Deanna S Kingery, HR Manager,, 360-394-9705 or Chief Dan Schoonmaker,

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