WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
215 SW ADAMS, MS 32
HILLSBORO, OREGON 97123
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Updated: April 02, 2020
Job Classification: Lateral Deputy - Jail and Enforcement
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This position is for individuals who are currently Oregon State DPSST CERTIFIED as a Corrections Officer, Police Officer or Sheriff's Deputy, have completed a Field Training Program and are actively working in the State of Oregon.
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. Out of state laterals are processed under the Recruit positions and applicants may negotiate a lateral pay scale during the hiring process, dependent on training and experience. Also, if you are an, “Out of Area” applicant, you may be eligible for relocation reimbursement, up to $7,000, upon hire. If you have questions, contact WCSO directly.
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.
Salary Information:$32.77 – $41.84 per hour + competitive benefits
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.
WCSO Services DivisionRecruitment Sergeant (503) 846-2475JoinWCSO@co.washington.or.us
Human Resources DivisionRecruitment Team503-846-8606 HR@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. We are projecting to hire 40-50 deputies each year over the next 3 years to work in our Jail and Patrol divisions. 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?
Area Information: Washington County and the Portland metropolitan area are nationally recognized as being among the most livable areas in the country. Located on the western edge of Portland, Washington County is the second largest and fastest growing urban county in Oregon, with approximately 560,000 residents. The community is Oregon’s most ethnically diverse, drawing from Europe, Central and South America, Asia, Indo-China, the Pacific nations and Africa. Residents and institutions alike reflect a global perspective.Washington County encompasses 727 square miles with 12 incorporated cities. The community enjoys excellent schools, and a uniquely diverse array of cultural and recreational activities. Learn more about Oregon’s Washington County from the Washington County Visitors Association.
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.
College: Two (2) years of college-level course work at an accredited institution of higher learning in the liberal arts, social science or related field is desirable.
*Incentive Pay – 2-8% for a combination of certification levels, training, college education and years of service. Desired but not required.
Full Job Description & Details: Please refer to the Patrol Deputy classification specifications for the official job description and details.