LEWIS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE
345 WEST MAIN STREET
CHEHALIS, WASHINGTON 98532
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Updated: March 09, 2021
Classification: Corrections Officer - Entry Level
The Lewis County Sheriff's Office is currently hiring for Entry Level Corrections Deputy. The department will build an on-going eligibility list.
The department requires the completion of the REACT exam as well as the NTN Public Safety Self Assessments (PSSA).
Salary Information: For 2019, base salary range from $3,868 (Step 1) to $4,773 (Step 7), yearly step increase to year seven, education incentive, longevity, and specialty pay depending on assignment. A Lateral applicant will be placed at a salary step commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience.
Benefits Information: For 2019, the Employer contributes $2,087 dollars toward medical, dental, vision plan premiums. Employee pays $109.87. Paid vacation and sick time, eleven paid holidays, VEBA account, deferred comp available.
Contact Information:Carrie BreenAdministrative Assistant360firstname.lastname@example.org
Agency Information: The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is a professional and progressive full-service law enforcement agency for the unincorporated region of Lewis County. The agency is organized into three Bureaus: Operations, Corrections, and Services that are overseen by the Sheriff’s Administrative Staff. Relative to other Sheriff’s Offices in the state, LCSO is an average-sized agency of 110 employees comprised of Deputies, Corrections Officers, Support Staff, and Administrative Staff. Numerous career opportunities exist, to include specialty positions within the Operations and Corrections Bureaus.
County Information: Lewis County is situated in southwest Washington with the largest cities of Centralia and Chehalis located in the western part of the county, halfway between Seattle and Portland. Neighboring counties are Thurston to the north, Cowlitz to the south, Pacific to the west and Yakima to the east. Lewis County offers just about every recreational opportunity imaginable in the Pacific Northwest while being within a reasonable distance to major metropolitan areas, making it a great place to live, work, and raise a family.
Population: Est. 79,604
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: 20/100 uncorrected and correctable to 20/20 in each eye.
Academy Certification: You must successfully pass all testing and examinations which measure ability to perform essential job functions. These tests may include but are not limited to physical agility, oral, skill, polygraph, psychological, medical, and background investigation.
Prior Experience: We will send you to training at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.
Automatic and Potential Disqualifiers: