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Department, city, state


Application Status: Open

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Salary range: 

$5,630 - $7,387/mo


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Jocylynn Kelley

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Excellent Benefits!

One of the most commonly cited reasons for working at Western is our  incredible benefits package. We have multiple medical plans available to  choose from with monthly premiums ranging from $25 to $189 for your own  coverage; in addition, you have the option to elect coverage for your  family. Western provides dental, basic life insurance ($35,000), and  basic long-term disability insurance all at no monthly cost to you.  Western offers a first-class pension plan—feel secure in the knowledge  that your retirement is being taken care of while you put in your years  of service. The sooner you start at Western, the better your retirement  plan will be when that day comes!


Take advantage of the Tuition Waiver! After meeting the requirements,  you are eligible for a tuition waiver of up to 8 credits during the  academic year and 4 credits during summer quarter.

Live Healthy!

We have wellness classes right here on campus (when we’re able to of  course!). Whole Body Fitness, lunchtime basketball, resources for  nutrition and more! The Wade King Recreation Center is a  state-of-the-art fitness facility with unparalleled accessibility and  competitive rates. Swimming, climbing wall, and more are all within  close proximity to your work space.


  • Age: 21+

  • Education: Be a fully commissioned law enforcement  officer in WA state or have the ability to obtain a WA State Commission  through the Washington State Equivalency Academy upon hire

  • Experience: 3+ years as a fully commissioned law enforcement officer


• 3+ years of experience as a fully commissioned law enforcement officer

• Be a fully commissioned law enforcement officer in WA state or have  the ability to obtain a WA State Commission through the Washington  State Equivalency Academy upon hire

• Demonstrated ability developing positive working relationships with  diverse community members, including young adults (18-24 years old),  people of color, LGBTQ+ community, and others from marginalized groups

• Minimum 21 years of age

• Effective interpersonal and cross cultural communication skills

• Possession of a valid driver's license

The Department of Public Safety practices positive community and  coworker engagement. Officers must demonstrate excellence in emotional  intelligence, positive morale, continuous quality improvement, and  friendly customer service.

The offer of employment is contingent upon passing an extensive  background investigation, polygraph test, psychological evaluation and  medical/physical evaluation.


• Current Washington State Peace Officer Certification

• Experience working in a higher education environment

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