WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
215 SW ADAMS, MS 32
HILLSBORO, OREGON 97123
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Updated: March 04, 2021
Job Classification: Lateral Deputy - Jail and Enforcement
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The Washington County Sheriff's Office is actively recruiting to create a pool of candidates eligible for current and future lateral deputy vacancies in our Enforcement and Jail Divisions.
To qualify as a lateral, candidates must possess a current Basic Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training “DPSST” or other equivalent local, state or federal certification as a Police Officer or Sheriff's Deputy, have completed a Field Training Program, as such have worked 80 hours a month for 3 consecutive months within the last year (1 year), and must be in good standing. If you meet the above criteria, please apply directly through our web page:
If you Do Not meet the above criteria, please review the following, but understand you will need to use the Washington County “NEW” posting for Recruit Deputy (Jail and Enforcement) to apply. Also, if you are an, “Out of Area” applicant, you may be eligible for relocation reimbursement, up to $7,000, after hire. If you have questions, contact WCSO directly.
Salary Information:$33.62 – $44.00 hourly dependent on experienced time in service and training.
For a complete list of premium pays and other benefits, refer to the Washington County Police Officers' Association (WCPOA) collective bargaining agreement located at Labor Agreements.
Benefits Information:Washington County Sheriff’s Office offers their employees a collaborative culture, professional development opportunities, and a comprehensive total compensation package which includes:
To explore additional benefits offered, visit Employee Benefits.
Recruitment Deputy Amanda Geislinger (503) 846-JOIN / (5646)JoinWCSO@co.washington.or.us
Human Resources DivisionTalent Acquisition503-846-8882HR@co.washington.or.us
IN ORDER TO MOVE FORWARD:
Physical Ability Test (PAT): In order to meet Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) physical standards, applicants must be able to pass one of the following physical ability tests:
We envision Washington County as the safest urban county in Oregon by building strong community partnerships, providing excellent customer service, practicing prudent fiscal operations, and embracing excellence.The Washington County Sheriff's Office is actively recruiting for experienced Lateral Jail and Patrol Deputies. The Sheriff's Office is seeking individuals who are great communicators, demonstrate strong moral characters, possess good customer service skills, can think and reason under pressure, are active problem solvers, maintain positive attitudes and thrive working in a team environment. If you are ready for a career that allows you to give back to your community and do something different every day, consider a job at the Sheriff's Office.
Jail Deputies supervise inmates and maintain jail security; admit, transport and control the movement of inmates; handle jail emergencies and unusual situations as they arise; maintain the inmate classification system; and tend to inmates' needs. Patrol Deputies respond to 911 calls for service; patrol urban and rural residential and business areas; investigate traffic accidents; and enforce traffic and criminal laws. Learn more about becoming a Washington County Deputy, the hiring process and the various Special Team opportunities by visiting Washington County Sheriff’s Office Employment.
Why work for Washington County’s Sheriff’s Office?
We provide service to the Washington County community of approximately 602,000 and are the primary police responders for over 270,000 residents.
Area Information: Tualatin Valley
Age: Must be at least 21 years of age by hire date.
High School Grad/GED: Must be a high school graduate or possess a General Educational Development (GED) certificate of high school equivalency.
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Must possess a driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and have an acceptable driving record.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Qualified applicants who are Bilingual/Bicultural are encouraged to apply.
*Additional Bilingual Pay – $55 per pay period.
Vision: Not less than 20/200 in one eye or both eyes, corrected to 20/20 in both eyes combined.
Full Job Description & Details: Please refer to the county’s page for Jail Deputy and Patrol Deputy